Artist of the Day: Ryan Lang

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Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang works as a visual development artist at Walt Disney Animation, including on the upcoming Disney/Marvel pic Big Hero 6. Ryan did extensive work on Wreck-It Ralph, and his concept art helped to realize the world and objects of the film, as seen in these examples:

Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang

Ryan shares some of his personal work and digital/traditional paint studies on his blog:

Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang

These menacing figures below won’t appear in a Disney film anytime soon, but they show his range as an artist:

Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang


  • Animator606432

    Nice. I like the diversity of his work. He can draw quiet and harmless characters but he can also draw dark and almost grotesque ones as well.

  • Tyler Carter

    Ryan is a stud and an insane talent! Such beautiful work!