Tag Archives: painting

Kaiju Paint Part Tokyo 2

Kaiju Paint Party 2, will be held at the Design Festa Gallery (east) Harajuku, Tokyo, August 17-18th, 2019. The first day, for a small fee, you can paint a Max Toy blank, using a provided airbrush and paints. Plus watch famous Japanese Toy Makers paint in person ! Day 2, is an all out sales event with exclusives and customs for sale ! Here’s the Japanese flyer for the event :

And, here’s some of the customs I’m bring along to sell … !

I’ll be attending both days in person so see you soon in Tokyo !

Anatomy Kaiju Eyezon by Nagata
Clear King Negora painted by Nagata
Clear King Negora painted by Nagata
Clear King Negora painted by Nagata
Micro run of hand painted Sofubi-man by Nagata
Death Goliathon made by Planet X Asia, painted by Nagata
Death Goliathon made by Planet X Asia, painted by Nagata

Monster Squad art show Creature Features gallery

Monster_Squad_ad_nagata

Opening this Saturday is a tribute show to the cult film Monster Squad. Curated by the ever busy Chogrin, the Gillman image to the right above is my contribution. Below are some random process shots of how I went about painting this piece. Both the original and giclee prints are available at the show / gallery.

More info:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/events/403073859883745/

http://themonstersquadartshow.tumblr.com

 

2015-08-16 18.14.29

First step is always a full pencil rendering on the board. Using Crescent watercolor board. Image above, has some paynes grey under painting .. just adding grey tones to the pencil work.

2015-08-21 11.44.19

Using acrylics to tone the whole board. Paint has some matte medium mixed in to thin it down, but keep the bright color.

2015-08-22 11.14.55

More toning, knocking some of the brightness back a bit.

2015-08-22 15.44.13

Going back in and pulling out the reflective lights .. bring forms back into focus.

2015-08-23 17.25.52

Face is just about done, moving to the background which is going to be a loose indication of a swampy area …

MonsterSquad_Nagata_WEB

Finished piece 😉 Its about 11×14 inches.