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Journal Entry: Thu Aug 21, 2014, 12:12 PM
PAX logos PAX PRIME is just around the corner--August 29 through September 1st--and I'm happy to announce that I'll be there all four days to help show off Kixeye's brand-new, kickass MOBA title, TOME: IMMORTAL ARENA!  I did pretty much all the character art for the game, and I'm excited to finally share that with you guys very soon.  

We'll be sharing booth space with Twitch, so you can't miss us, and I'll be on hand for drawing and game demos throughout the weekend.

Lots more details to come--hope to see you there next weekend!

TOME--Website Illustration by DNA-1TOME--Website Backdrop by DNA-1TOME--New Landing Page by DNA-1



So now I've got a Facebook Artist page-- www.facebook.com/pages/David-N… --have you checked it out? 

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TOME Marker Sketches--PAX '14 by DNA-1
TOME Marker Sketches--PAX '14
Hand-drawn sketch art that I created for our TOME tournament at the recent PAX PRIME 2014.  Players from one of the top teams received these as part of their prize haul.  I rarely get to do traditional art any more, so this was a fun throwback to my convention days. :)

The characters are from Kixeye's brand-new MOBA title--TOME: IMMORTAL ARENA--which made its big debut at PAX.  From left to right: Serafine (Fire Domain), Orlon (Earth Domain), and The Krugas (Water Domain).  

Sign up for Open Beta here:  
tomeimmortalarena.com/
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Scarlet Spiders #2 Cover by DNA-1
Scarlet Spiders #2 Cover
Just revealed at CBR: my cover for SCARLET SPIDERS #2, part of the Edge of Spider-Verse mega event in December and continuing the story of the clones--Ben Reilly, Kaine, and Jessica Drew--as they confront genetic psychopath Jennix.  Story by Mike Costa with interior art by Paco Diaz.

Artistically, I'm playing with the red palette that the title suggests and a spider web-shaped maze design.


www.comicbookresources.com/?pa…


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More Spider- stuff:
Scarlet Spiders #1 Cover by DNA-1DEADPOOL Annual #2 Cover by DNA-1All-New Ulitmates #2 Cover by DNA-1
All-New Ultimates #1 Cover by DNA-1
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More recent Marvel:


Deadpool #36 Cover by DNA-1All-New Ultimates #10 Cover by DNA-1

Full Marvel Comics Gallery:  dna-1.deviantart.com/gallery/2…
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Advanced Photoshop Magazine Tutorial by DNA-1
Advanced Photoshop Magazine Tutorial
Hey, guys!  Here's the complete team shot that I created for this week's brand-new issue of ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP MAGAZINE, #126.  The issue contains a full tutorial by me, all about comic art, and explains precisely how you can create an image like this one.  Specifically, I take you through character creation, penciling, inking, AND coloring with tons of granular, step-by-step instructions for making the most of Photoshop's awesome toolset.  

The print version doesn't arrive in the US until next month, but why wait--you can get a digital copy (straight from Imagine UK's bookshop) right now, if you're interested:
www.imagineshop.co.uk/magazine…

OR buy online through iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble etc. at the link below. 
www.greatdigitalmags.com/view/…

Hope you enjoy it! :)


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Print edition cover:

Advanced Photoshop Magazine #126 Cover by DNA-1

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Other Tutorials:

2D Artist Magazine Cover by DNA-1
2D Artist Magazine tutorial covering penciling, inking, and coloring for comics.  Available here:  shop.3dtotal.com/mastering-com…
Or free promo here:  www.3dtotal.com/index_tutorial…
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Advanced Photoshop Magazine #126 Cover by DNA-1
Advanced Photoshop Magazine #126 Cover
Friends, I'm SO excited to finally share this--ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP MAGAZINE Issue #126 is out today, with a cover and full tutorial by me, all about comic art.  Specifically, I take you through character creation, penciling, inking, AND coloring with tons of granular, step-by-step instructions for making the most of Photoshop's awesome toolset.  

The print version doesn't arrive in the US until next month, but why wait--you can get a digital copy (straight from Imagine UK's bookshop) right now, if you're interested:
www.imagineshop.co.uk/magazine…

OR buy online through iTunes, Amazon, Barnes & Noble etc. at the link below.  Looks like you can get this as a free trial issue actually(!):
www.greatdigitalmags.com/view/…

Hope you enjoy it! :)


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Advanced Photoshop Magazine Tutorial by DNA-1

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Other Tutorials:

2D Artist Magazine Cover by DNA-1
2D Artist Magazine tutorial covering penciling, inking, and coloring for comics.  Available here:  shop.3dtotal.com/mastering-com…
Or free promo here:  www.3dtotal.com/index_tutorial…
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All-New Ultimates #7 Cover by DNA-1
All-New Ultimates #7 Cover
Wow, the preview just went up, so I get to announce another Ultimates cover this week! ALL-NEW ULTIMATES #10 spotlights Kitty Pryde, who's on the run from Ultimate Vermin and Agent Crock this issue.  

Can't do a composition like this without Kitty's phasing powers!  Definitely had fun with it. :)

Preview here:  www.comicbookresources.com/?pa…

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More All-New Ultimates:

All-New Ultimates #1 Cover by DNA-1
All-New Ultimates #4 Cover by DNA-1All-New Ultimates #9 Cover by DNA-1All-New Ultimates #10 Cover by DNA-1

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More recent Marvel:


Scarlet Spiders #1 Cover by DNA-1Deadpool #36 Cover by DNA-1
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David Nakayama
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Hello there! I'm a San Francisco-based illustrator and concept artist currently working for KIXEYE, where I'm primarily focused on marketing art. I enjoy working in both digitally painted and comic book styles, and in my spare time, I freelance for Marvel Comics, Corvus Belli, and others.
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:iconbobcrochets:
bobcrochets Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I just saw a trailer for Big Hero 6!  Hard to believe the first book came out in 2008.
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Me neither!  Also, I can't believe it's actually relevant to pop culture in 2014!
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:iconblitzjaeger:
BlitzJaeger Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014
Very cool style you have going, I can dig it. Nice mix of gritty and technical details. Well achieved without looking overworked. Cheers! Hope to see more of your work. :ahoy:
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:iconvikbogdanovic:
VikBogdanovic Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional
Finally found your gallery. Super inspiring stuff, man. Love it.

-V!K
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, thanks a lot!  Glad you like it. :)
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:iconduck-empress:
Duck-Empress Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your art is awesome!
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hey, thanks a lot! :D
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lockett730 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014
here's a link for those that want a place to show off original characters and there bios.  newheroesdatabase.wifeo.com/
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Neat, thanks. :)
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:iconartguyjoe:
artguyjoe Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Dave, don't know if you heard about the CoH IP.  www.pcgamer.com/2014/09/02/cit…
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I did!  Would be very cool if that went through.  
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GnarledContradiction Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconpresentplz: :party: Happy Birthday!!! :iconcookiecakeplz::iconcakelickplz:
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!!
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:icongaboris:
Gaboris Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Happy Birthday from Hungary!
Keep up the great work. :D
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:icondna-1:
DNA-1 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Wow, I'm honored--thanks! :)
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