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1. What’s your story? Where are you from?

Hi, I am Haruka Hashiguchi. I was born in Miyazaki, Japan. Now I live in Yokohama. I work for a video production company as a production manager and now as an illustrator.



2. Tell us about your aesthetic.

I like comfortable things and dignified things.


3. What is your favourite medium and why?

Acrylic and watercolor paints are used in combination. I like the dramatic expression that can be achieved by combining the blur and blur of the brush. Paints are used as pen colors in pen drawings. I like to draw objects as simple as possible to make the object unique.


4. What is your artistic process like?

I draw sketched ideas on paper. In some cases, it is imported into the iPad and color-designed.


5. Who and/or what inspires your work?

I have been familiar with manga and animation since I was a child. The artist that started the painting was Chiaki Horikoshi, a painter.


6. What role does art play in your life? How does it change the way you view the world?

I think it can share emotions that cannot be conveyed in words. I feel a little enriched.



7. Where did you study?

I learned croquis and watercolors at the “Setsu mode seminar” and enjoyed drawing. I studied illustration at “F-school” and “HB cram school”. I studied under Norihisa Karinhara.

セツモードセミナーでクロッキーや水彩画を学び、絵を描く楽しさをしりました。F-school とHB塾ではイラストレーションを学びました。唐仁原教久に師事しています。

8. Where do you see yourself in five years?

I like to know the cultures of various countries, I think I’m traveling and drawing the local culture and landscape. And I want to provide my pictures in travel magazines

いろんな国の文化を知ることが好きなので, 旅行をしてその土地の文化や風景を描いていると思います。そして旅行雑誌などで私の絵を提供したいです

9. What about in ten?

I can’t imagine it at all, but I think I’m doing something.


10. What do you hope to achieve with your art?

I want to draw the cover of an airline in-flight magazine!



11. Now, tell us a little more about you as a person: what is your favourite food?

Sushi, ethnic food, chocolate.


12. Favourite book?

I like seeing books in other fields. For example, mathematics, the structure of the universe, cooking, etc.


13. Favourite genre of music?

I mainly listen to pop music. The artist I’m worried about recently is “scarypoolparty”


14. What are your hobbies?

Watching movies, cooking and eating.


15. If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?

I want to be a movie director.