Paul Komoda Concept Art

Gan-Q drawing detail
There’s no mistaking Paul’s gorgeous drawing style

Over the years I’ve seen a lot of Paul’s concept work posted online either by himself or featured on various sites. He is a sculptor, fine artist, illustrator, resin kit designer and movie concept artist.

Anyway, I thought I’d post a selection of his concept designs here as I love the look of his illustrations, which very often almost have the feel of classic Leonardo da Vinci drawings.

Enjoy…

The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
The Thing (2011)
Harpy concept for The Tempest (2010)
Harpy concept for The Tempest (2010)
After Earth (2013)
After Earth (2013)
After Earth (2013)
After Earth (2013)
Horned wolf concept for Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Unused creature design for Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Unused horned tiger creature design for Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Unused flying creature design for Kong: Skull Island (2017)
Unused flying creature design for Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Paul’s concepts for the flying creatures in KONG: SKULL ISLAND were pretty otherworldly. It’s a shame these didn’t find their way into the film as they’re very striking.

Another of Paul's flying creature designs for Kong: Skull Island
Another of Paul’s flying creature designs for Kong: Skull Island
I Am Legend (2007)

Below is a drawing Paul did for a resin model kit of Nyarlathotep: an Outer God in the Cthulhu Mythos…

Nyarlathotep resin model kit design

Daisuke Manno sculpted the Gecco garage kit that was based on Paul’s design…

The finished Nyarlathotep resin model kit
The finished Nyarlathotep resin model kit

Here’s a glorious Cthulhu illustration Paul did for another Gecco model kit design…

Cthulhu illustration
Tentacle-tastic!

Some shots of Paul’s Cthulhu resin model kit…

 Cthulhu resin model kit, sculpted by Paul
Cthulhu resin model kit, sculpted by Paul
Side view of the Cthulhu resin model kit
Side view of the Cthulhu resin model kit
Here's a painted version of Paul's awesome Cthulhu creation on display at a NY Comic Con
Here’s a painted version of Paul’s awesome Cthulhu creation on display at a NY Comic Con

Paul designed this Great Race of Yith creature, which was then sculpted by RYO (nendoseizin) and painted by David Dill…

Great Race of Yith prepainted statue - side view
Great Race of Yith prepainted statue – side view
Great Race of Yith prepainted statue - front view
Great Race of Yith prepainted statue – front view

Here’s a great illustration Paul did for ACRO Co. Ltd, showing his design suggestion for Gan-Q (a Kaiju that first appeared in Ultraman Gaia)…

Design for Gan-Q model
A commission Paul did of the melting Ernest Borgnine from THE DEVIL'S RAIN
A commission Paul did in 2019, showing Ernest Borgnine melting in THE DEVIL’S RAIN
A Yithian drawing from 2017
A Yithian drawing from 2017

Finally, here’s a pic of Paul sculpting a Swamp Thing maquette…

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