Profile - Takashi Araki
He worked as a tutor, and a consultant, before setting up his own business as a calligrapher.
His first master passed away. The next master moved on to his next activity. Currently he self-teaches and self-trains from classic calligraphy textbooks.
He also provided his calligraphy skills for TV commercials, advertisements, product package designs, etc. and collaborated with major companies to design T-shirts.
His calligraphy school has more than 100 pupils.
"Living is to move towards death. I've been scraping off my life to create these artworks, thus they are all part of my life."