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Miwa Kawabata
Artist/
Digital artist

Miwa Kawabata

Digital artist

Bio

Miwa Kawabata was born in Tokyo Japan. She is a self-taught artist who specializes in pencil and paper drawings and digital painting. In 2018 while living in Los Angeles she discovered that art was her passion and taking her inspiration from the culture around her. she started drawing portraits of the people who inspired her. In 2022 she started working with digital painting and creating images of the greek form. Inspired by stories of Greek mythology. She captured the emotion and energy of that era in digital form as she explored the world of Greek mythology.

I heard hip hop music for the first time when I was in high school and it opened me up to a whole new world of music, and culture. The more I learned about it the more that I became interested and the more my desire grew to be a part of it. Years later after moving to Los Angeles I was having a hard time but realized that drawing was like therapy to me. I then began to draw everyday which helped me out of that difficult time. My inspiration came from music and the things I saw around me and I began drawing portraits, shoes, and anything that inspired me. I posted one of my pieces online and received very good feedback. This gave me the feeling that maybe my art was something that can inspire other people. Since I was a little girl, I was told stories of the zodiac which led to an interest in constellations and Greek mythology. I was drawn to the beauty of these statues as well as the feeling that I get from looking at them. I depict an aura emitting from around the statue that tells a story that anyone can understand when they see it.

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