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Artist // Professional
  • United States
  • Deviant for 13 years
  • She / Her
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My Bio
I started out in the animation industry as a cel painter on cartoons '"Doug" and "PB&J Otters" in the late 90's. Fast forward 10+ years worth of inking, in-betweening and character designs for various animation studios, I'm currently a designer/animator for a mobile gaming company in the SF bay area.

During my free time, I'm at various comic conventions in California selling cute art prints along with my husband bpresing.deviantart.com/

Current Residence: San Francisco
Favourite style of art: Happy art!

Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Japanese boy bands all the way. A RA SHI!!! Chemistry, Flumpool, Funky Monkey Babys
Favourite Games
Plants vs Zombies, Heavy Rain
I'm the featured artist for March! I usually don't get asked deep art questions, but take a look if you are curious about who draws this stuff. http://girlsdrawingirls.com/artist-spotlight-ikumi-moriya/
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I will be part of a charity event called Press Paws, an art show featuring animals and video games which will benefit an animal shelter in LA called What's Up Dog? The show will take place at Gallery Nucleus on 2/9/13. The original painting of Tetra and her gang will be available at the show! I will later make prints as well, with all proceeds going to Berkeley East Bay Humane Society. If you're in the LA area, come take a look at other cool video game art and save dogs and kitties too! http://www.presspaws.org/
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GirlsDrawinGirls Presents: "For the Love of Fromage", a Mac and Cheese Cook-off Competition! March 18th Where: Mom's Bar, 12238 SANTA MONICA BLVD. (1 BLOCK WEST OF BUNDY) LOS ANGELES 90025 GDG books and special cheese themed art available for purchase! $10 to eat, $20 to compete Competitors, please arrive ready to serve. We will provide power, bowls, and forks. You will not be allowed to cook on site. Eaters, get ready to get fed! Eating starts at 2, judging starts promptly at 3, Happy hour drink menu at 4! 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes AND guest judges! Interested in competing? Send an email to lovefromage@gmail.com and we'll h
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Hiiiii. This is Bruno.
Hello! I'm in GDG and just found you! Yay!
Hi :) i'm from GDG too! nice to see some of your art here!
Yay! I recognized the coral piece! Very colorful and pretty!
Thanks Ikumi! :)
thank you so much for the watch:+devwatch:!!
It was just lovely meeting you and chatting this weekend, Ikumi!
Your work is just beautiful.

I finally got over to artist alley and fangirled Bill as well ;)