Ayano is a certified makeup and special effects makeup artist. Her work can be seen in film character makeup, fashion magazines, videos and full body paintings. Having come from an illustrator background, she regularly creates commissioned work such as tattoo design, flyers, posters and clothing design. Ayano's high energy and resourcefulness allows her to create a fun work environment. She was born in Osaka, Japan. Ayano has been exposed to the arts for as long as she can remember – her mother was a makeup artist. She moved to Toronto in 2008 and she loves it!