Woodcut print. A long time ago, I had a toy where you connected some plastic monkey’s arms (Barrel of Monkeys game). I designed our figures after that image. This was Kyoku the cat’s first appearance. (At the time I didn’t have my rule of using our cats plus the zodiac sign.)
Yaemi Shigyo has worked as a graphic designer in Fukuoka, Japan and Vancouver, Canada. She has been focusing on drypoint etching since 2014. Her hobbies include gardening and reading.