Famous painter from Japan – level 1

14-08-2023 15:00

A man from Japan works in an office. He doesn’t have much time. But sometimes he draws. He doesn’t draw on paper. He draws on his iPad. The man is very good. He draws famous pictures, people’s faces or things.

The man films when he draws. He puts the videos on YouTube. People watch the videos. They like them very much. The man is famous now.

Difficult words: draw (make a picture), famous (something is famous when a lot of people know it).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What advantages does drawing on an iPad give the man compared to traditional paper-and-pencil drawings?


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