Yuko Shimizu was born in Japan and started tow work in PR for a big corporation in Tokyo. Unhappy with this career, she saved money to go back to school in 1999 in New York School of Visual Arts.
Yuko has been a freelance illustrator since 2003. She also teaches in her previous school, and enjoys travelling. She won many awards for her work.
Yuko used ink to draw in the sketchbook. She represented a « ball of women's legs ».