Ai Higaki


Early years, primary, secondary, nature, stories & fairytales, cartoon & comic, black & white



I draw my influence from nature, where I feel happiest; bird-watching, gathering mushrooms or walking around the woods. 

I like using soft colour palettes with delicate line work. I tend to use ink and watercolour for gentle, organic illustrations and digital tools for cleaner, more vivid images. 

I also like images with a traditional feel - I really admire classic, pre-war British illustrators - and I would like to bring a Japanese aesthetic to such a style.

I currently live in a small village in Western Spain under a stork's nest.

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