Warehouse TERRADA’s PIGMENT TOKYO Presents PIGMENT COLOR PHILOSOPHY Talk Session featuring Nizo Yamamoto, Animated Film Art Director

PIGMENT TOKYO, an art materials lab operated by Warehouse TERRADA, will present PIGMENT COLOR PHILOSOPHY Vol.5 on August 10th. The fifth series in this talk session, "Colors of the clouds and colors of the sky" will feature Nizo Yamamoto, film art director acclaimed for his background art in numerous animated films.

Nizo Yamamoto, the film art director of numerous animated films including Castle in the Sky, Princess Mononoke, and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, will present a talk with Kei Iwaizumi, Director of PIGMENT TOKYO. Focusing on the clouds and the sky which Yamamoto regards them as important objects in his animation works, he will talk about the emotions evoked by colors of nature, as well as explain the beauty of analog technology in animation works, demonstrating his expertise of techniques. It will be a rare and valuable opportunity to see a glimpse of animation art history of Japan. Please see the following for details for the talk session.


– Title: Colors of clouds and colors of the sky – Scenes of colors brought by analog –
– Speakers: Nizo Yamamoto (Animated film art director) and Kei Iwaizumi (Director of PIGMENT TOKYO)
– Date and Time: August 10th, 2019 (Sat) 4:00 PM- 6:00 PM (Open at 3:30 PM)
– Venue: PIGMENT TOKYO (2-5-5 Higashi Shinagawa Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo TERRADA Harbor One Building 1F)
– Admission: 3,500 yen
– Capacity: 40 persons
– Ticket application process: Advance reservation required / first-come, first-served basis /Ticket booking site (


PIGMENT TOKYO is an art materials research lab connecting artistic expression both with tradition and the future, and develops the ingredients for that expression – colorants and adhesive vehicles for mixing paints, calligraphy brushes and paintbrushes – in a unique creativity center fusing an art academy and a museum with an art materials store. With pigments in 4500 hues, 200 varieties of aged ink sticks, 50 different vehicles for paint blending, it offers materials of rare and surpassing quality created with techniques from all times and places. Also, PIGMENT is taking unique approaches to research, educate and popularize “art materials,” their “usage,” and furthermore “expression” produced by this harmony.

For other inquiries

Contact: PIGMENT Team of Warehouse TERRADA Space Contents Group

About Warehouse TERRADA

Company Name: Warehouse TERRADA
Representative: President & CEO, Kohei Terada
Address: 2-6-10 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002, Japan
Foundation: October 1950
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