David Colman


visual development artist

David Colman is an illustrator who has been working in the animation industry for 10 years as an Emmy winning character designer, development artist, story artist and currently an art director at Hasbro Animation Studios. He has worked for many clients such as Disney Feature Animation, Disney TV, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Imageworks, Blue Sky Studios, Jim Henson Co, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, 20th Century Fox, Fox TV Animation, Imagemovers Digital, Technicolor and many others. Beyond his work in the industry David is widely known for his animal character work and has self-published 5 books, The Art of Animal Character Design, David Colman's Doodles Volume I , II and III , and Animal Character Design: Grizzly Bears His publications have led to many classes, lectures, seminars and workshops. More recently David has entered the private market being part of both solo and group exhibitions with a very successful show in Paris in November 2010. You can see more of David's work online.