Bill Perkins

Art Focus: Art Direction, Animation, Drawing, Composition
Worked on “The Little Mermaid”, “Beauty and the Beast”, Academy Award-winning “Aladdin”
Other Projects: Walt Disney Feature Animation, Warner Bros, DreamWorks, Industrial Lights & Magic

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Jordu Schell

Art Focus: Sculpting, Concept Design
Worked on “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, “Avatar”, “Planet of the Apes”, etc.
Designed the Emmy award-winning creature make-up for “Babylon 5-The Series”

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Larissa Marantz

Art Focus: Illustrator, Animator, Cartoonist
Worked as a Character Designer for Nickelodeon’s Rocket Power and Rugrats TV shows
Owner of OC Art Studios; 12 years of teaching at Laguna College of Art + Design

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Rey Bustos

Art Focus: Anatomy, Drawing, Sculpting
Taught at Art Center College of Design, California State University, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Disney Feature Animation

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Renae Wang

Art Focus: Figurative and Landscape
Teacher at Laguna College of Art and Design
Studied at the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, and Laguna College of Art and Design

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Charles Hu

Art Focus: Figurative Painting, Character Design, Mural, Comic Books
Teaches full-time at Art Center College of Design
Worked on “End of the Spear”

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George Pratt

Art Focus: Comics, Drawing, and Painting
Graphic novel: Enemy Ace: War Idyll, nominated for Eisner Award and Harvey Award
Teaches at Ringling College of Art and Design, and Illustration Academy in Kansas City, Mo.

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Michael Cedeno

Art Focus: Animation, Character Design
Worked on “Beauty and the Beast”, “The Lion King”, “Oil Spot and Lipstick”, “Oliver & Co.”, “Pocahontas”, etc.
Teaches at Otis College of Art and Design

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Louise Gasca

Art Focus: Tradition Tattoos
Graduated from the University of Hertfordshire and has a Post Graduate Teaching Qualification
Apprenticed at Body Art and Soul in LA. Showing artwork at LagunaART and the San Clemente Art Show

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Juliette Aristides

Art Focus: Figurative Painting and Drawing, Still-life Painting, Interior Painting
Founder of Classical Atelier at Gage Academy of Fine Art
Author of “The Classical Drawing Atelier”, “The Classical Painting Atelier”, etc.

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Jason Arkles

Art Focus: Figurative Sculpting
Author of “Sculpting From Life”, “On Sculpture by Leon Battista Alberti”
Large scale sculpture features on the façade of Saint Mark’s English Church

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Carlos Huante

Art Focus: Creature and Character Design
Worked as a Concept Artist on “Skull Island”, “Blade Runner: 2049”, “Dune (2021)”, etc.
Received the ADG Excellence in Production Design Award for his contributions to “Blade Runner 2049”

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Kamille Corry

Art Focus: Figurative Painting
Founder and Director of the Corry Studio of Figurative Art; Vice President of the Academy of Classical Design
First Place in the 2018 Boston Figure Painting Competition at the Academy of Realist Art

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Erik Olson

Art Focus: Painting, Illustration
Professor at College for Creative Studies in Detroit
Illustration Commissions: Walt Disney Corp, Universal Pictures, and Dungeons & Dragons Inc

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Ed Fraughton

Art Focus: Sculpting
Member of National Academy of Western Art, National Sculpture Society, and Utah Westerners
Famous Commissions: “Mormon Battalion Monument” in San Diego, “Spirit of Wyoming” in Cheyenne

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Steve Huston

Art Focus: Drawing, Painting, Anatomy, Composition
Taught at Disney, Warner Brothers, Dreamworks Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Art Center College of Design, etc.
Featured on Art News, American Art Collector, Harper’s Bazaar, etc.

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Joe Weatherly

Art Focus: Animal Drawing and Painting
Taught at Nickelodeon Animation, Dreamworks Animation, Universal Studios, Art Center College of Design, etc.
Author of “The Weatherly Guide to Drawing Animals”, “Animal Essence: the Art of Joe Weatherly”, etc.

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Karl Gnass

Art Focus: Figurative Drawing
Taught at Disney Feature Animation, Disney Television Animation, DreamWorks, etc.
Storyboard Artist: “Peter Pan and the Pirates”, “Gargoyles”, “Aladdin”, “The Little Mermaid”, etc.

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Gary Meyer

Art Focus: Painting, Illustration
Taught at Art Center College of Design for 23 years
Film Illustrations: “Star Wars”, “Jaws”, “The Thing”, etc.

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