Ricardo De Los Angeles

Illustrator - Character Designer - Caricature Artist Los Angeles, Ca

For freelance inquiries or commissions, or any questions, contact me at rickyanimation@gmail.com

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Experience

Character Artist

Disney Creative Group / Disney Consumer Products

--2D Character Art Concepts, Stylizations, and Final Production Art for Product. Some properties include: Doc McStuffins, The Good Dinosaur, Zootopia, Moana, Coco, and various Disney IP.

Animator

WayForward Technologies

Digital 2D Animator. Roughed out key poses, animated and inbetweened. Play tested rough animation.

Character Designer

Bento Box Entertainment

Designed characters for an animated show in development.

Artist Undergraduate Associate

Disney Consumer Products

I was part of a multi-disciplinary Think Tank tasked with developing new I.P for the Company.

Education

California Institute of the Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts: Character Animation

Awards

2012

Rookie of the Year(Best Newcomer), International Society of Caricature Artists

2012

Best Black and White Technique, International Society of Caricature Artists

2012

8th Place out of Top 10 Caricaturists of the Year, International Society of Caricature Artists

Exhibitions

2017

Group Show, Fan Alley Artist Lodge, Odd Fellows Lodge - Anaheim, CA (Exhibiting Artist)

2017

Group Show, Fan Alley Ground Zero Animation Expo, Odd Fellows Lodge - Anaheim, CA (Exhibiting Artist)

2017

Group Show, CTN Road Trip, Downtown Burbank Arts Festival - Burbank, CA

2016

Group Show, Fan Alley Artist Lodge, Odd Fellows Lodge - Anaheim, CA

2015

Group Show, Don Bluth Tribute Show, A Little Known Shop (now Fan Alley) - Anaheim, CA

2013

Group Show, 'Arrested Development' Tribute Show, Great Over Good Gallery - Santa Ana, CA (One of my pieces was featured in the OC Register.)

2013

Group Show, Red Dot Auction, Chuck Jones Center for Creativity - Santa Ana, CA (Created art inspired by Chuck Jones' legacy.)

2012

Group Show, RAW Artists Showcase, El Rey Theater - Los Angeles, CA (Showcased my art and drew live caricatures of guests.)

Clients

The Walt Disney Company Bento Box Entertainment WayForward Technologies Street Virus Heredia Designs Big Picture Group

Specialties

character design illustration caricature logo design typography character art vector illustration cartoons sketches

Skills

drawing character design illustration adobe illustration adobe photoshop