Our Sparks.

“Wind Carrying Light" by Syuro

 

Wacom's Social Initiatives are driven by the sparks ignited by our team members, which is the reason why we work at Wacom. Since starting this initiative three years ago, we have noticed that our team members’ sparks are felt by those who work together with Wacom, whether it be our customers, partners, or communities. Your sparks are also what keep us motivated and help us seek out new challenges.

In the "Our Sparks." pages, we introduced the works created by our team members with the theme of their sparks. This time around, we would like to introduce two artworks by artists in Oiso Town, Kanagawa, Japan, where we have been working together to support the writing/drawing initiative.

The theme is "the charm of Oiso Town”. Their thoughts about the town and their passion for drawing, which is expressed through the artwork, have something in common with our team members’ sparks.

Here is the first piece, "Wind Carrying Light” by Syuro.


Title: Wind Carrying Light     Artist: Syuro   

About the artwork: The theme is "the charm of Oiso”. I live close to the ocean, and I think the ocean is one of Oiso's main attractions. When you go to see the ocean, there is nothing blocking your view and a very comfortable breeze is blowing. I reflected on my favorite element, wind and the beautiful scenery of the ocean in my piece: The Hama-hirugao flowers which bloom by the sea, and the Shonan Gold orange, which is harvested in Oiso. It is also my favorite fruit. I tried to avoid using colors that would darken the mood while aiming to deliver a refreshing image through light emanating from the front of the person; the wind element was used to take away my suffering. I hope you feel a little brighter when you see this piece.

About the artist: Syuro is an artist in her third year of junior high school (as of January 2023). She enjoys and loves drawing. She specially likes to draw her own original characters. Syuro started drawing during the early years of elementary school. She first drew with pencils and Sharpies on paper. Since 2019, she has been doing digital drawings with Wacom Intuos. She used a pen display for the first time at a digital painting workshop held in Oiso Town in September 2022. This artwork was created with Wacom One and CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX.


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