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December 31, 2008

Meet the correspondents: LOS ANGELES > Shiho Nakaza



"Hello, my name is Shiho Nakaza. I've been drawing since I was three, and I am still drawing to this day.

My taste for sketching was piqued when I started studying animation and went on a drawing class to Italy. Once I started to put pen on paper to record what I saw, I fell in love with being able to see what is happening around me while interpreting the events within me, all the while making lines on paper.

When I came back home to Los Angeles, I continued to sketch while pursuing a career in print production and illustration. In the process, I have learned to appreciate my city with its quirks and beauty — people of multiple cultures, buildings with various architectural styles, nature that thrives despite the city setting, all usually within the same place. The near-perfect weather most of the year also makes Los Angeles my favorite place to sketch!"

• Shiho's blog.
• Shiho's art on Flickr.
• Shiho's website.

9 comments :

gabi campanario said...

welcome Shiho, looking forward to your drawings from warm and sunny Southern California!

bh yoo said...

Welcome Shiho. Nice to meet you and your free drawing!

matthew_c said...

Hi Shiho !
I love the loose style of your sketches, welcome to Urban Sketchers.

Veronica Lawlor said...

Welcome to the blog - I look forward to seeing more delicate drawings like this one!

Shiho Nakaza said...

Thanks for the welcome, everyone!

Kit-Kitty said...

Welcome Shiho! Your drawing is beautiful, I am looking forward to more from you!

Alina Chau said...

HEY Shiho, This is great!! What a cool blog!!

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Taurine75 said...

Great work!!!!