Misato Takahashi (illustrator)

Biography

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Misato Takahashi was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan.  She stayed in touch with art and design ever since she started to go to the art school for children in her hometown.  After graduating art high school in Tokyo, she entered Musashino Art University to study visual communication design.  

Takahashi often draws colorful and imaginative townscape, people and nature. Especially animals as they are her favorite subject. Not only is she attracted to them by their cuteness, but also their beautiful shape, color and habit. Her tools are mainly fineliner pen, Photoshop and Illustrator. At the beginning of her illustration career, she was influenced by Japanese manga and fashion. Other fields of art, including movies and musicals from all over the world, are the main source of her inspiration.