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Keisuke Tsuchida: Mental Expression by Pencil Drawing

I want to be an artist who always expresses the truth that is in my heart.

A challenge by Keisuke Tsuchida




That was the moment when I decided I wanted to be an artist like him, because that was my childhood dream.

Creating something out of nothing

How did you discover yourself as an artist?

Walk of a pegasus by Keisuke Tsuchida




Why did you choose pencil drawing as your medium?

What artists or works of art have influenced you the most in your life?

Exploring a fantastic world in monochrome

… I try to express the depth of my emotions. You may find tenderness and joy in a melancholy expression….

In the end of a day by Keisuke Tsuchida



While the realism of graphite pencil artists like Susumu Kinoshita is gaining popularity, Kinoshita’s works stand out for their fantasy worldview and stories. What do you aim for in your unique style?

What is the message you want to express through your art?

Why did you focus on establishing your own style rather than following the recent trend of realism?

What can pencil drawings express better than any other medium?

Besides drawing, where do you get your inspiration?

Breeze of otherworld by Keisuke Tsuchida



Expressing the intangible spirit in a physical form

… The spirit is at the core of what I am trying to express through my art.

In your work, there seems to be a strong contrast between the subject and the surrounding blank space, is this a conscious decision? Is this a conscious decision?

Your style seems to be more down-to-earth and laid-back than most of your contemporaries. What kind of emotions do you hope to evoke through your work?

Woods of sleep by Keisuke Tsuchida




Shinzo Okuoka
Born in 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. After studying Indian philosophy at university, he worked at a publishing company as a deputy editor of an art magazine and a shrine magazine, where he was involved in planning and editing magazines and books. 2019 he joined TRiCERA, a start-up company, where he was in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own on-demand media. He is also in charge of developing Japan's first cross-border e-commerce site specializing in contemporary art, managing artists, and launching the company's own owned media. He is a fast writer, and when he was working for a magazine, he was able to write 150 pages in a month by himself.

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