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Is there color in black and white?-Focusing on pencil drawings and paintings

 In the 1560s, high quality graphite was discovered in the Borrodale mines in North Camperland, England.

 The pencil was cut into long, thin strips, wrapped with string or sandwiched between two pieces of wood, and used as a writing instrument.

 Pencil drawings, which are created with pencils, have a wide range of applications as long as paper and a pencil are available. The nature of pencil drawings inevitably leads to many similar works, but on the other hand, contemporary artists are searching for their own unique expression to stand out from the crowd.

In this article, I would like to introduce some of the artists who are at the forefront of pencil art woven from black and white.

Keisuke Tsuchida

Julien
59.5 x 45.8 cm

For more information about the artist, click here.

Farrukh Adnan

The Beginning of the end –
166 x 81.3 cm
Vista –
120.3 x 20.3 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Sayumi Kunikata

Katachi
– 50 x 60.6 cm

For more information about the artist, click here

Haruko Nagata

Untitled
H 38.6cm x W 60.3cm x D 3cm

For details of the artist, click here

Fuma Kashiwagura

NOT BODY YETH
18cm x W 14cm x D 0cm

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Takashi Fujita

Nude Woman
#1H 52.5cm x W 41cm x D 2cm

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Shinzo Okuokahttps://www.tricera.net/
Born in 1992 in Tokyo, Japan. After studying Indian philosophy at university, she worked at a publishing company as a deputy editor of an art magazine and a shrine magazine, where she was involved in planning and editing magazines and books. 2019 she joined TRiCERA, a start-up company, where she 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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