Informations on my illustrations, picture books & exhibitions

" La nuit, ailleurs " published in France

PT_Lanuit_covers.jpgThe book on the right on this photo, "La nuit, ailleurs"= " The night, elsewhere " is recently published as my second title in the series of "Papier Coupés", by the french publisher Grandir, The book on the left "Quand petit Tomo dort"" While Little Tomo sleeps " is the one that already released in April.

All Illustrations are laser-cut, accordion folded structure, cloth covered case, wrapped by double paper jacket.

The color of the paper underneath --- silver for "la nuit ..." and bronze for "Petit Tomo" --- represent the light of the full moon.

September 15, 2017

A prayer


August 15, 2017

" Quand petit Tomo dort ", published in France


A new picture book is released from French publisher Grandir, as one one of the series "Papier Coupés".
As it is called "Papier Coupés"= "Cut Papers" , the illustrations are laser-cut, and folded in accordion style.
Cloth covered case, wrapped by double paper jacket ivory (laser-cut) and bronze(inside). Details are shown here.

The title is "Quand petit Tomo dort"= "While little Tomo sleeps". 
A little boy in his bed, about to sleep, looks outside the window to see the sky with full moon. Meanwhile, the nocturnal animals are ......

This title is not introduced yet on the site of the publisher, but others previously issued are in this catalog. I hope you have an opportunity to see and touch this series, so beautiful!


March 24, 2017

the New Year 2017


January 1, 2017

the New Year 2016


Back-up (March 2015 )

An image of the paradise

The theme is "Paradise on Earth" or " Shangri-la".
Introduced here on the site of " illustration file WEB news ",  is my technique of making " watercolor collage "(sorry, only  in Japanese).

We see the world full agonies and tragedies, but there must be some, or even more beauties in the world, too. If we won't shut our eyes for both sides ......

March 10, 2015

Back-up (January 2015 )

the New Year 2015

*click to enlarge the picture.

updated Jan. 12, 2015

January 6, 2015

Back-up (December 2014)

December; To pray Peace for all

Wishing you joy and peace at the Holidays and throughout the coming New Year, -- and the precious thing -- not to be deprived of freedom to express yourself.

Here I made a loop-scroll version of "Wind ,Wave & Circle Dance" -- illustrations for a picture-book exhibited in May this year(2014);
This version is entitled "RONDO MONDO".

new articles on the blog "portfolio":

Back-up (June 2014)

June; Rainy season to Sunny days

I''d like to thank you for all who came to my exhibition, and for whom watching this site. 
l leave some links to report the exhibition:

July 2, 2014

Report of the exhibition

Monthly Art Shop Open !(>period terminated)

I'm happy to announce that I'll be the first to be featured in the new project of Gallery EF entitled "Monthly Art Shop" -- the space to be occupied by one artist for one month.

Here I have an opportunity to hold a solo-exhibition to propose my new project, and also to show and sell various works, from the beginning of my career until the latest, including : books published in France, books of limited edition, a variety of printed matters, products already finished selling, etc....... things unavailable except here !
Where: Gallery EF
When: May 7(Wed.)~ June 6(Fri.) 2014
11:00 ~19:00 (Mon.~ Fri) until 16:30 on Saturdays, closed on Sundays and public holidays

Exhibition Title(tentative): 
Wind, Wave & Circle Dance

(I'm at the gallery after14:00 the last day=6th June)

June 5, 2014