■Maki Shimano A Japanese calligrapher and a calligrapher.
She started Japanese calligraphy when she was little, and work with a pen brush while she was working as a wedding planner. Influenced by overseas modern calligraphy that had not a pioneer in Japan, and she studied all the base skills by herself.
Now, she is active as a popular artist whose orders are constantly coming. For example, TV programs, name designs of companies or stores, and producing wedding items.