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Aug 23, 2016

Reactor-88 Custom Corner: MP Gautheron

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Welcome to the August 2016 edition of Reactor-88's Custom Corner. This month we’re featuring MP Gautheron.

 

 

What’s your name?

My name is Marie-Pascale Gautheron, but my artist name is MP Gautheron.

Where are you located?

I live in Lyon, one of the biggest cities in France.

Day job or full-time artist?

I am lucky enough to be a full-time artist :) It has always have been my passion and I’ve never done anything else!

Any random things you want people to know about you?

I do not work only on vinyl toys, I also paint my patterns on skulls and my first passion is to paint with acrylics on a wood canvas- compositions with skulls, animals, patterns with a lot of details and precision!

How long have you been painting toys?

In 2013, a French toy collector asked me to realize my patterns on a big Bearbrick 1000%. At that time I didn't know what it was, but I accepted and I loved making it! Once I finished it I published pictures on my social networks and my Bearbrick had a lot of success. After that, people contacted me to paint other toys! Since then I often have new commissions!

Anything specific you’d like people to know about your toy work (style, influences, special techniques, etc.)?

I paint my toys with acrylic paints, dot by dot, very meticulously- it takes me a lot of time! Sometimes I work with black light painting- I like the fact that my works have an other beauty in the dark with black light! My influences are my life, my feelings and moods. I love colors, details!

Do you take commissions?

Yes of course, most of my work on vinyl toys are commissions! I am not afraid to work on new models!

Best way(s) for people to contact you/see your work/social links

Website : www.mpgautheron.com

Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/mpgautheron/

Facebook fan page : https://www.facebook.com/mpgautheron/

Etsy shop : https://www.etsy.com/shop/MPgautheron

Email : [email protected]


































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