F&T: Name something you love, and why?
The beautiful things around in my life everyday- rabbits, women, and flowers.
F&T: One staple thing in your workspace?
Acrylic paint, in many colours.
F&T: What themes do you pursue?
All things that are pleasant and funny, to me.
F&T: Any memorable responses you have had to your work?
An imitation of my painting by a small child!
F&T: A real-life situation that has inspired you?
I'd say, seasonal change, and flowers growing in the garden.
F&T: Favourite motivational phrase?
To an optimist every weed is a flower; to a pessimist every flower is a weed.
F&T: Last thing you doodled?
Rabbits and weeds.
F&T: Where do you see illustration going, in the future?
I can't predict.
F&T: Any tips for newbies on how to develop their own style?
Paint a lot!
F&T: Whose work do you admire, past or present?
All images belong to Schinako Moriyama