|Eleykaa was born in 1967 in Japan and raised in San Francisco, Hawaii, and Japan. Having first studied sumi-e (Japanese brush painting) from age seven, her tools of expression grew to include watercolors, pens, acrylics, pastels, and oils. Her watercolor pieces are representative of an original technique which resembles the vibrancy of stained glass. She also illustrates characters and fun scenes for the commercial art market. Currently residing on the island of Maui, Hawaii.