Furthermore, trying too hard to sell something can lead to it not selling at all. However, when I shift my focus slightly, I am often surprised by the results.
I’m interested in improvised drawing-like paintings presented as prototype, rather than paintings that are patterned. Drawing, which is the source of painting,
At that time, in Japan’s bubble era I lived in poverty in an apartment in Yokohama with a monthly rent of 32,000 yen and no bath.
I tried to keep the sketches as rough as possible to emphasize the differences between prints and drawings….the differences between prints and drawings.
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For me, the pencil has a special meaning because of this memory of my father. I feel a strong sense of mission that I must prove through my drawings on paper that the lead of a pencil that is scraped and lost is never wasted.
I feel that the freshness is lost when I draw with the same material several times in a row.
If I have the chance to present it in a big exhibition, I need to have a stock of several large-sized drawings ready. There is a financial burden associated with such preparations, but I want to do everything in my power to realize my ideals.
I used a French Raphael Watercolor Brush 8383, No. 4. It may be a matter of course, but the brush moved as I wanted to draw. But for watercolor hatching, I use a Japanese “Menso” brush. It’s the one on the far left of the image. The brush I use for my oil paintings is the Japanese “Maruzen Interlon”. I use them according to TPO.
I interlaced lines of various colors with a brush to gradually darken the screen, and then add white, which has high opacity, from the middle to draw the bright sunlight filtering through the trees.