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Artist of the Day

“Epic” Artist of the Day: Jake Panian

Jake Panian

Today, we wrap up our week of featuring artists who worked on Blue Sky’s Epic by focusing on the drawings of Jake Panian.

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Jake Panian works as a visual development artist at Blue Sky, where he started as a junior designer during the production of Ice Age: Continental Drift. A few of his pieces from that production are below, and some larger pieces can be seen here:

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Jake’s personal drawings are often created in pencil and explore how shadows and light impact characters. He posts personal drawings and sketchbook work on his blog JakePanian.blogspot.com.

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  • Avenida Gez

    The dark side of a distorted mind?

  • Jake Panian

    Wow, Thanks cartoon brew!!

    And @ Avenida Gez: lol!! ;)

  • Zoobies

    Wow! Really beautiful sketch work and gorgeous coloring, especially in the fish paintings on his blog.

  • stephen

    Not only is Jake an exceptional artist, he’s also a very strong man. Seriously, the dudes got guns.

  • Animator606432

    Really love how his work looks. Especially the way he uses shadow and lighting…really impressive. Gonna visit his blog now.

  • luke

    Awesome work :D

  • Daniel Brown

    What beautiful rendered work. Thanks for posting this CB.

  • Jake’s a wiz, love his work!