Nathan Fowkes


  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
  • Shrek
  • How to Train Your Dragon
  • The Legend of Puss in Boots
  • Rio 2


  • DreamWorks
  • Disney
  • Paramount Animation
  • Blue Sky Studios
  • Blizzard
  • King
  • Supercell
  • Riot Games
  • Ubisoft
  • Rovio


Nathan Fowkes

Nathan Fowkes is a veteran entertainment industry artist with credits on 12 animated feature films including DreamWorks Animation’s The Prince of Egypt, Spirit, several projects within the Shrek Universe, How to Train Your Dragon, Blue Sky’s Rio 2, Ferdinand and Wonder Park from Paramount Animation and development art for Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon.

Additionally, Nathan has been sought after as a consultant for game studios to enhance the quality of their theatrical presentation. He has worked with numerous clients including Riot Games, Ubisoft, Blizzard Entertainment, King, Disney Interactive, Rovio, Supercell and many others.

Nathan is also well known as a teacher of color, light, design and traditional drawing and painting. He is a regular guest lecturer at Art Center College of Design and has taught at The Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art and the Laguna College of Art and Design. He's the author of the bestselling How to Draw Portraits in Charcoal and How to Paint Landscapes in Watercolor and Gouache. His work can be seen at

Courses By Nathan Fowkes

  • Digital Landscape Painting Workout

    Digital Landscape Painting Workout

  • Color and Light Workout

    Color and Light Workout

  • Environment Design

    Environment Design

  • Designing with Color and Light

    Designing with Color and Light

  • Drawing Portraits in Charcoal

    Drawing Portraits in Charcoal

  • Landscape Sketching in Watercolor and Gouache

    Landscape Sketching in Watercolor and Gouache

  • Pictorial Composition

    Pictorial Composition

  • Creating A Gallery Show

    Creating A Gallery Show

  • Environment Design Workout

    Environment Design Workout

  • Pictorial Composition Workout

    Pictorial Composition Workout

  • Staying Relevant Workout

    Staying Relevant Workout

  • coming soon
    Color Scripting

    Color Scripting

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