Whether you’re starting your own little business or just like supporting kawaii artists, it can be so fun to see behind the scenes. These kawaii illustrators, makers and creatives all share regular studio vlogs that will let you see how – and where – the magic happens!
I discovered some new-to-me channels while researching this post so let’s start with those. Bunniwinkle is mainly a polymer clay artist who makes the most delightful animal charms. Seeing these rows of clay pieces get more and more tiny details is so cool to watch. Youtube / Instagram / Shop
I am fascinated by the ceramics process and love these super cute animal planters that Amii Ceramics makes. The vlogs cover various parts of running a handmade business including making, packing and designing. Youtube / Instagram / Shop
To make a living as a kawaii creative, you often have to try many things, and Kawaii Art Cafe has so much going on! There’s sure to be a video for you, whether you want to know more about selling on Etsy, running a Patreon, prepping for a convention or designing, packing and shipping orders. Youtube / Instagram / Shop
If you’re thinking of opening a shop, Chelsey DIY‘s videos are very relatable and cover all the ups and downs. There’s everything from designing a new product to launching a Kickstarter. Youtube / Instagram / Shop
Katnipp has a big studio, 2 businesses to run and lots of other stuff going on but still finds time to share fun and helpful vlogs of the design & manufacturing process, business plans and day to day tasks. Youtube / Instagram / Shop
Hope you’ll find someone new to follow. Which other studio vlogs do you enjoy watching?
Marceline is the co-founder and editor of Super Cute Kawaii and author of The Super Cute Book of Kawaii. She also designs cute character goods as Asking For Trouble. Having visited Japan five times, Marceline is enormously inspired by all things Japanese and especially loves bunnies, space and any kind of food object with a happy face.