Who is Sakiroo?
I`m character designer and illustrator in korea.
Where does the name comes from?
When I was 20 yrs old. I named Sakiroo by my self. Because, I want to be a character Designer who is called by Sakiroo, not by my real name Sang-Hyun Choi which is used to called by my friends I am pursuing of a forceful personality willing to go beyond the bounds of convention. So I needed such a meaningful name. That’s the reason why i made my name as it is.
When did you start your career as an artist?
Also 20yrs old. luckily i was employed as student.
Who was your biggest inspiration?
Toriyama Akira. he drew ‘DRAGONBALL’ and ‘Dr. SLUMP’
What does Sakiroo do in a normal day?
i love game. stress should solve from the game. for example PES2012 by KONAMI. i love soccer too.
sometimes i read books or watch movies.
Where do you get your ideas from?
From the past to present, everyone whoever is aiming at the ART inspire me. It’s not just special inspiration, but a motivation that burns my passion. I am trying to draw the character or illustration based on humanities. I want to draw the picture that has the thought and philosophy not just a pretty kitty one. I want to deliver my thought as my another language which can not be shown as it looks.
What is your biggest accomplishment?
I become a member of ACL(Adobe Creative Leader) and working a LV(Louis Vuitton).
in addition to I participated Tiger Translate 2012 as representative of korea
Where would Sakiroo be 10 years from now?
I don’t have big dream. I just want to draw what I want to draw and favorite in comfortable. I want to work on individual studio and gift my works to many people.
What is your message for new artists?
Challenge and make new ones. thank you