Freelance info and projects

From time to time I can make myself available for freelance work, my specialty is theatrical production illustration with an emphasis on color and lighting design for animation and entertainment projects. I'm also available to teach workshops on entertainment design for studios, game houses and college entertainment design departments. See my concept art portfolio

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Nathan Fowkes is an animation artist working as a supervising designer and concept artist lead with a specialty in color script design. He has screen credits on 12 feature films and is a teacher of drawing, painting, color and design. His notable clients include DreamWorks, Disney, Blue Sky Studios, Paramount Animation and many others. (see below) 

Clients, work experience and teaching:

Feature Films
Wonder Park (Paramount Animation 2019)
(Blue Sky Studios 2017)
Legend of Tembo (Unreleased Feature, Digital Domain 2015)
Rio 2 (Blue Sky Studios 2014)
Disney's The Pirate Fairy (DisneyToon Studio 2014)
The Legend of Puss in Boots (DreamWorks Animation 2011)
Shrek Forever After (DreamWorks Animation 2010)
How to Train Your Dragon (DreamWorks Animation 2010)
Flushed Away (DreamWorks Animation 2006)
Shark Tale (DreamWorks Animation 2004)
Sinbad, Legend of the Seven Seas (DreamWorks Animation 2003)
Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron (DreamWorks Animation 2002)
The Road to El Dorado (DreamWorks Animation 2000)
The Prince of Egypt (DreamWorks Animation 1998)

Puss in Boots and the Tres Diablos
The Pig who cried Wolf
Shrek's Spooky Stories
Madly Madagascar
Shrek the Halls
Cyclops Island
Joseph King of Dreams (Home video feature)

Video Games Consulting and workshops
Blizzard Entertainment
Infinity Ward
Riot Games
Ubisoft Toronto
Ubisoft Montreal
King Studio Stockholm
King Studio Barcelona
FunPlus Beijing
Happy Elements Beijing
Big Fish Games
Pop Cap
Fatshark Stockholm
Net Ent Stockholm

Disney Imagineering (theme park design)
ThinkWell (theme park design)

2004-present: Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art; Portrait Drawing, Portrait Painting, Advanced Portrait Painting, Sketching from Life, Color Theory and Fundamentals of Composition.
Online: Schoolism; Designing with color and light, Environment Design.Pictorial Composition, Landscape Sketching with Watercolor and Gouache.

2007-present: Guest lecturer; Art Center College of Design, Concept Design Academy, 3Kicks Studio and Laguna College of Art and Design.

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Ca. Merit Scholarship awarded.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration and Entertainment Design, Graduated with Honors.

See my concept art portfolio