Designer / Programmer
1982 Born in Yamaguchi
2005 Graduated from Chiba University, majored in "Design Science"
2006 Start freelance life as "Karappo"
2007 Graduated from Chiba University Master Course
2010 Founded "Karappo Inc."
I'm a Japanese illustrator and artist : )
Tadashi Ura is an Illustrator and artist from Japan. He was born in Nagasaki, Japan in 1972. He started his career in Tokyo from 1994 after graduated from the Japan Design School in Kyushu branch and works for mostly advertising, magazine and web.
He became a freelance illustrator in 2002 and since 2007, started to receive awards in the commercial sector in Japan, which were the good design award, the TIAA award, also several Illustration or art's awards.
He has been learning about a Japanese ink and wash painting, is called "Suibokuga " from the master of Suibokuga artist, Shukou Tsuchiya, since 2006. He exhibited his artwork or did live drawing of Suibokuga in Japan and USA. His inspirations come from everyday life and his style is mixed with Japanese traditional artwork and a modern twist.