Jonathan Kuo

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation concept artist/ illustrator
Location west covina, ca, United States
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Introduction Jonathan Kuo is a classically trained illustrator taught in both traditional and digital mediums. A graduate from the Laguna College of Art and Design with a BFA in Illustration and Animation, Jonathan was honored to be mentored by master animal painter Joe Weatherly. Throughout his journey as an artist Jonathan has focused on creating work that tells a story using dynamic and expressive poses to create a connection between the piece and the viewer. Currently, Jonathan is working as a Concept Artist with DICE LA and teaching animal drawing at Concept Design Academy. He’s also worked as a freelance artist for Adult Swim and for other independent films.
Interests draw, sketch, paint, concept art, and illustration
Favorite Movies jurassic park, lock stock, stardust, snatch, indiana jone, star wars, fight club, cash back, blade runner, and many many more
Favorite Music Lissy Trullie, Santogold, The Saturdays, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Lykke Li, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Ting Tings, Tegan & Sara, White Stripes, Gorillaz, Mika, Kinks, Death Cab for Cutie, Police, Aerosmith, Beach Boys, AC/DC, Tool, Beatles, Beck, Daft Punk, Bruce Springsteen, Flaming Lips, Frank Sinatra, Jet, Journey, Killers, OK Go, Pink Floyd, Queen, Puffy AmiYumi, Styx, Common, ocean's eleven soundtrack, Tsutchie, U2, and many more ....
Favorite Books The Weatherly Guide to Drawing Animals, Animal Essence the Art of Joe Weatherly, Wild Harvest the animal art of Bob Kukn, Carl Rungius Artist and Sportsman, Wendling Drawers 2.0, Pictoplasma 1 &2, National Geographic Dinosaurs, Dinotopia, dinosaurs and other mesozoic Reptiles of California, The Wild Life of Star Wars, Los Logos, calvin and hobbes, Japan Graphic Now, Big Cats, and Reptiles