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Talk and Live Demo with Artist Mitsuhiro Arita
March 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree with paid museum admission
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is pleased to welcome renowned illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita who will discuss the importance of bringing characters to life through the practical use of background art. Guests and fans of the anime and manga genres will have a unique chance to meet the artist behind the world-famous Pokémon characters and enjoy an interactive Q&A session and live drawing demonstration. A complimentary autograph session will follow (please limit one item per person). Arita cannot draw Pokémon characters due to Intellectual Property Rights. One of the most prolific illustrators in the history of the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Arita’s signature style can be spotted on more than 500 cards! A respected freelance designer and concept artist, his work’s also featured in popular video games, including Final Fantasy XI & XIV, and anime movies like Berserk: The Golden Age Arc.