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Bob Kato

Illustration
Integrated Studies
rkato@artcenter.edu
thedrawingclub.com

BIOGRAPHY

Founder and Director of The Drawing Club, Bob Kato is an Associate Professor of Foundation Studies and Illustration at The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena California where he has taught since 1988. He has also held workshops at Walt Disney Feature Animation, Walt Disney Consumer Products, Walt Disney Toons Studios, Walt Disney Online and Universal Studios Creative. As an illustrator he has done illustrations for publications such as National Lampoon and Spy Magazine as well as illustrations for permanent exhibits in The Smithsonian Institutes National Zoo and The Florida Aquarium. His work has been included in award annuals such as Communication Arts and The Society of Illustrators. Bob has published 3 instructional DVDs about drawing and painting through The Gnomon Workshop and Design Studio Press. In 2014, The Drawing Club: Mastering the Art of Drawing Characters from Life, was published through Quarry Books.

EDUCATION

M.Ed College of San Mateo 1981-1984
B.F.A. Art Center College of Design 1987 Illustration

WORK INCLUDES

The Drawing Club drawing workshop
Owner

CLIENTS INCLUDE

Walt Disney Feature Animation
Walt Disney Consumer Products
Walt Disney Imagineering
Walt Disney Toon Studios
Walt Disney Interactive

AWARDS INCLUDE

Society of Illustrators (N.Y., L.A.)
Communication Arts

CLASSES

IS: Entertainment Visual Dev
Sketching for Illustration
VC5: Figure Rendering
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