venerdì 18 luglio 2008

Interview with Yoshi Tajima

q)What is your name?

a)Yoshi Tajima

q) Where do you live and work?

a)Tokyo, Japan

q)What is your creative process like?

a)It always starts from my fantasy. I make a rough photo collage using magazines. Then I start drawing using a pencil and ink. Scanning a drawing, finish a piece by Photoshop and Illustrator.

q)What is your favorite medium?

a)Pencil and colour ink

q)What is your current favorite subject?

a)A fairy tale from Germanic, magic, a wizard

q)How long does it take for you to finish a piece?

a)It depends on a piece. Normally it takes about a week.

q)What has been your biggest accomplishment so far?

a)Not yet.

q)Are there any contemporary artists that you love?

a)I like Amie Dicke, Terry Rodgers, Loretta Lux, Julie Mehretu...

q)Can we buy your art anywhere?

a)No. However, my T shirts are now available from 2K by Gingham.

q)Anything that people should know about that we don't??

a)I love cats!
q)What is your best piece of advice for those who would like to rise intheir level of artistry?

a)Going out and having fun!

q)What inspires you to keep going when the work gets frustrating or tough?

a)Night clubbing

q)How do you describe your work to those who are unfamiliar with it?

a)Fantasy and dream

q)What kind of training did you have which helped you achieve your currentlevel of artistry?

a)D.I.Y (Do It Yourself)

q)Is there a tool or material that you can't imagine living without?


q)Who are your influences?


q)What inspires you to create?

q)…your contacts.


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