Interview with Nishio Nanora

Nishio Nanora a Character Artist Tokyo, Japan, with 1 years of industry experience at Square Enix.
He likes to work with Photoshop

What led you into the CGI/2D? Tell us your story.

I was influenced by Japanese comics I read when I was little.
Worked at Square Enix since 2018

Where do you go to get inspired? What/Who inspires you?

Get inspiration from trivial events in everyday life.

How does a typical working day look like?

I am designing.

What does your workplace look like?

Full of craftsmen

How do you stay motivated in this industry?

Work while recognizing that the quality of illustrations improves each time you work

What is your passion beside CGI/2D?

Make a story and draw a comic.

How do you keep your portfolio up to date? Any tips?

Always draw one illustration on a holiday. With different drawing styles.

What Software do you use to create your artwork?


What Software do you want to learn in future? And why?

I want to learn 3DCG software. I want to make a short video.

Which books would you recommend to the read?

Read your favorite book.

What music do you listen to while working?

The one that matches the design atmosphere.

Any advice for new Artists?

Please draw a lot of pictures.