Before he became a portrait artist, Nokami was an architect.
He has the Japan 1st-class architect license.
He always draws portraits with the thought that “I want to further enhance their lovely features”
Nokami wants to deliver a portrait that brings their best smile to their face.

L size / 6 persons /
US $770.00
M size / 2 persons US $365.00
M size / 3 persons /
US $485.00
S size / 1 person /
US $280.00


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Simple yet Subtle Touch

Nokami’s portraits may look simple but are so much more.
Nokami’s portraits have much more delicate brush work than at first glance.

Gives Detail to the Background

Nokami will draw backgrounds or environments of your soothing home or a place that is filled with memories.

More Fun with Movements and Gestures

Nokami will add fun by drawing the movement and gestures of the person from what he can imagine from the photograph.

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  • All our portraits are art works. The artists will draw hair / skin / eyes with the color in the style of the artist by referring to the photographs provided.  Please make sure you understand the artist style before ordering.
  • The artist Nokami will only draw his portraits with a full body composition.
  • Nokami will be choosing the orientation of the panel, background color, and pose.
  • If you would like to include more motifs (bicycle, car, etc.) of your choice in addition to the person, he will draw it subject to a fee as an additional person for each motif. If you wish to add motifs, please contact us before ordering.
  • As he chooses the color shade to match the feel of the portrait, the portrait may come out in a different tone from the original color.If he is to draw the background with an additional fee, a single color is used as a base with different shades of color.
  • If you would like a detailed background, there will be an additional fee. If there is a specific background drawn, please send us a photo. This will be done with one shade of color that is the artist’s choice.

Price list of Nokami’s Nigaoe

$ = USD
Background :
S size ... +$60.00
M size ... +$70.00
L size ... +$80.00


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Panel size

  • S
    For 1 to 2 persons
  • M
    For 1 to 4 persons
  • L
    For 2 to 10 persons
  • *1 The portraits are drawn on 0.7inch thick panels with stretching watercolor paper. Please note that the panels are thick and cannot be set on commercially available poster frames.
  • *2 The artists Nokami, Anco, Rutsu, Guriko and Nagisa can exclusively draw different numbers of people on 1 panel. They can draw up to 5 people in size S, up to 10 people in size M and up to 15 people in size L.


We can provide our original frames and easels that enable you to treasure the portraits with care for a long time.


We recommend that you place the portrait in the frame in order to adorn the work carefully for a long time.
You can choose from brown, white and natural.


By placing the portrait on the easel, you can easily move your portrait to anywhere you like.

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About Photos You Choose to Send Us

  • Please send the images in JPEG format.
  • The photos should be less than 2MB per email. If you are not able to send them all at once, please send them separately.
  • Please send multiple photos (4-5 photos) per person.
  • Please send your full-length photos (from which body shape and height difference can be distinguished).
  • If you want a specific background scenery of your choice to be included in the portrait, please send us a photo of the requested scenery.

Best Examples of Photos

  • Facing forward smiling at the camera

  • Separate photos are also accepted

Best Example of Photo (Full-Length)

Photo including the whole outfit from top to bottom

Examples of Bad Photos

  • Angled

  • Too close

  • Out of focus

  • Blending in with the background

  • Too far,
    photos with inapplicable people

  • The artists will not be able to draw from filtered photos (whitening effect, black and white) or photos with the face blown out with flash or with a part of the face exaggerated by photo apps.
  • The face may be flipped due to the shooting method. Please send photos with the correct orientation.
  • In the case that the suitable photos are not available (in the event of secret gifts etc..), please contact us for assistance.

If You Want to Draw the Background

Please prepare a designated background image photo.
Depending on what you specify, additional charges may apply in addition to the prescribed background fees.


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