Mind Sketch Illustrator // Living in Moenchengladbach and Hamburg, Germany. She started her life in Germany in 1989 and has spent most of the time in Hamburg as a corporate employee, and illustration has been always her passion. The death of her husband let her think, ”Life is short and for the rest of my life I will do whatever my soul deserves, whatever I pour my passion into.” That was the time, the illustrator NORIMA ELMA was born. Since then, her unique styled illustrations have been attracted people into her “One and Only” world. One remarkable work is “Du bist fort (You are gone)”, illustrated book and animation produced in 3 languages (Japanese, English and German) that was originally requested by one hospice in Hamburg. Arouse much comments around the world as a really touching works. Her illustrations are delivered worldwidely through book cover design, web page/banner and “Blooming Soul Image” - illustrates clients’ mental scenery by private session.