Mito Nishikura

“I want you to become an artist who makes people happy.” by Mito Nishikura

Designer, nursing assistant,I have worked in areas that were far from “art.”? I started my artist activities in July 2019, But what I am about to tell you are the sequences of events that led me to where I am now.I loved to draw as a child and still do. “In the future, I want to do a job related to drawing”With that in mind, I entered an art-related junior college. If anything, I was not good at drawing.I often felt inferior to those around me,when I compared my techniques and color senses.I used my frustrated as a motive And worked hard to grasp the concept of art. The result was a landscape painting I drew during the summer of my freshman year. It was of my favorite park in the Tottori Prefecture, where my grandparents live.I chose this as my subject, and went to sketch. By putting focus on drawing a place I truly love,I was able to bring out a different level of concentration. Until then, I did not like detailed depictive artworks,But I learned the “joys” of drawing,And more so realized the “satisfaction” that I gained from it. I continued practicing,And during long breaks, my grandparents took me to different places in Tottori,  Where I sketched different landscapes… Read More »“I want you to become an artist who makes people happy.” by Mito Nishikura