Around 2017, he found interest in doodles he casually drew with a single brushstroke in between computer-based work, and immersed himself in one-stroke drawing. 2010, his first solo exhibition was held in Tokyo. After holding several solo exhibitions in Shimokitazawa and Harajuku areas in Tokyo and participating in many group exhibitions, he moved to Oita Prefecture in 2021.
Nande's one-stroke drawing is characterized by two rules: once he starts drawing, he nev-er leaves the pen from the support, and he never crosses the lines.
These two rules make it impossible for him to control his work. These two rules add an el-ement of uncontrollability elements that cannot be controlled, and when the work is completed, a picture that transcends the conscious mind emerges. A drawing that moves back and forth between the conscious and the unconscious.
Nande's past experience with graffiti and tagging culture has led her to believe that one-stroke drawing is an extension of the manual process of tagging in notebooks.
History shows that the earliest single-stroke paintings were done in China. It
The first single-stroke paintings were done in China, following the calligraphy of calligra-phers, who drew with a single, connected brushstroke.
In Europe, lineography is said to have been used as an ornamental form of calligraphy, in which a single line is connected to the rest of the painting.
In both the East and the West, single-stroke paintings were influenced by the culture of writing.
Coincidentally, NANDE was also influenced by the writing culture of tagging.