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


  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • King
  • Disney Interactive
  • Riot Games
  • Ubisoft
  • Rovio


Nathan Fowkes

Nathan Fowkes is a veteran entertainment industry artist with credits on 11 feature films including The Prince of Egypt, Spirit, several projects within the Shrek Universe, How to Train Your Dragon, The Legend of Puss in Boots and Rio2. Nathan's upcoming projects are animated feature films from Disney, Blue Sky Studios and Paramount Animation.

Nathan is also well known as a teacher of color, light and design; he is 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. 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 Blizzard Entertainment, King, Disney Interactive, Riot Games, Ubisoft and Rovio.

Nathan is also author of the best selling instructional book How to Draw Portraits in Charcoal, his work can be seen on his website.

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