+que_toys: ayako takagi
Ayako Takagi was born in Japan. Se grew up in a creative environment, her parents work are jewelry artists, and she enjoyed watching things being produced. After finishing highschool in Japan, she went to London to study art at Camberwell College of Arts. She has just come back to Japan. Ayako`s influences include Archer Prewitt, Jim Woodring, Sigeru Mizuki, Doraemon…Takagi tries to create comic books, full of pictures without words, that enable people to use their own imagination. Ayako has finally made some 3d figures of some of her creations: Uamou, Katz and Beer.
H: How long have you been illustrating, how´d you get into it?
I have been illustrating since i could pick up a pencil.
How would you define your style and approach to your work?
I try not to define myself!
Any artist that you would like to recomend?
Amanita Design, Aya Tsuchikabe, Bill Porter, Hiromi Iuchi, Michael Sowa, Yury Norstein and Sigeru Mizuki.
What are you working on at the moment?
Visual design for a planetarium , a new comic book and some clothes for a clothing brand.
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H: ¿Cuánto tiempo llevas ilustrando y cómo empezaste?
Llevo ilustrando desde que pude sostener un lápiz con la mano.
¿Cómo definirías tu estilo?
Trato de no definirme a mi misma.
¿Algún artista que te gustaría recomendarnos?
Amanita Design, Aya Tsuchikabe, Bill Porter, Hiromi Iuchi, Michael Sowa, Yury Norstein y Sigeru Mizuki.
¿En qué está trabajando últimamente?
En unos visuales para un planetarium, un nuevo cómic y algunas prendas para una marca de ropa.