Yuko Shimizu Ink Illustration

Watch Yuko Shimizu ink an illustration in 30 seconds. 

Yuko Shimizu, a Japanese illustrator based in NYC, was chosen as one of the "100 Japanese People the World Respects" on Newsweek Japan. Her work has been featured on products from Nike, the Gap, Pepsi, Visa, as well as Microsoft and DC Comics. 

As a veteran instructor at the School of Visual Arts, Yuko has a deep-seated passion for teaching and shares some of her skills and know-hows in her class, Mastering Inking: Basic and Pro Techniques. But before you take her class, check out this video on the best inking brushes to get yourself prepped up with the best tools!