NAKAKI PANTZ, whose illustrations of strong, cute, and unique women have become a hot topic, has published her first work collection and making-of!
“CHERISH NAKAKI PANTZ Works ILLUSTRATION MAKING & VISUAL BOOK”
Shoeisha Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: 5 Funamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President: Mikio Sasaki) will release the book “CHERISH NAKAKI PANTZ Collection ILLUSTRATION MAKING & VISUAL BOOK” on October 13, 2022. This book is the first work collection and making book that includes newly drawn works along with works that trace the activities of popular illustrator NAKAKI PANTZ.
■ The charm of girls with fashion and powerful colors
NAKAKI PANTZ, whose illustrations of women who are “strong, cute, and unique” have attracted a lot of attention, and has worked on creatives for many fashion brands and MV designs for MAISONdes. Works with a unique atmosphere that exquisitely mix the extraordinary and the feeling of life are gaining popularity.
This book is a collection of carefully selected works that trace the transition from the early days of his activities to the present, as well as newly drawn works. The making of two works that describe the artist’s thoughts and procedures in detail, a collection of rough sketches that can be said to be the basis of the work, an interview article that approaches the secret of creation, etc., the charm of the artist in a volume of nearly 200 pages. I packed everything in. With a large B5 wide format and state-of-the-art high-definition printing (brilliant palette), it is a specification that allows you to fully enjoy the original charm of the work.
An exhibition with the same title as this art book will be held from November 9, 2022 at Junkudo Bookstore Fukuoka. After that, the exhibition is scheduled to travel to bookstores nationwide.
■ Book overview
“CHERISH NAKAKI PANTZ Works ILLUSTRATION MAKING & VISUAL BOOK” Author: NAKAKI PANTZ
Release date: October 13, 2022
List price: 2,970 yen (main unit 2,700 yen + tax 10%)
Format: B5, 192 pages
Series: ILLUSTRATION MAKING & VISUAL BOOK
Available at bookstores and online bookstores nationwide
・ Shoeisha’s mail order SEshop: https://www.seshop.com/product/detail/25084 ・Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4798174254
■ Artist profile
Illustrator from Fukuoka. Her illustrations of women who are “strong, cute, and unique” have become a hot topic, and she has worked on creatives for many fashion brands, advertising visuals, and music video designs.
■Exhibition “CHERISH” NAKAKI PANTZ SOLO EXHIBITION
November 9th (Wednesday) – 15th (Tuesday) Fukuoka: Junkudo Bookstore Fukuoka November 19th (Sat)-27th (Sun) Kyoto: Maruzen Kyoto Main Store 2023
January 11 (Wed)-17 (Tue) Tokyo: Maruzen Marunouchi Main Store March 8 (Wednesday) – 13 (Monday) Aichi: Maruzen Nagoya Main Store June 14th (Wednesday) – 19th (Monday) Okayama: Maruzen Okayama Symphony Building After that, it is scheduled to travel to bookstores nationwide. What is the ILLUSTRATION MAKING & VISUAL BOOK series?
This is a collection of carefully selected works x illustration making book series that focuses on artists who symbolize the “now” of illustration. We have carefully selected and recorded works from the early days of one artist’s activities to the present. It also includes a behind-the-scenes introduction to the making of the unique illustrations by the artist himself, a collection of rough sketches that provide a glimpse into the source of the ideas, and an interview with the artist. Currently, 15 works in the series are being published.
In addition, the series has been renewed since August 2022 and has been published for four consecutive months. For details, please see the special site (https://www.shoeisha.co.jp/imv).
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