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• Over 15 years of fast paced, high energy, multi-platform studio and commercial experience.
• 2D Animation Director.
• Classically trained animator in traditional 2D animation.
• In-depth understanding of Adobe Flash and strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
• Versatile skill set drawing many styles, includin… Read More
• Over 15 years of fast paced, high energy, multi-platform studio and commercial experience.
• 2D Animation Director.
• Classically trained animator in traditional 2D animation.
• In-depth understanding of Adobe Flash and strong knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
• Versatile skill set drawing many styles, including realistic, cartoony, caricature and fantasy art.
Specialties

Art Skills:
Illustration, 2D Animation, Character Design, Conceptual Art, Storyboards, Comic Book Art, Caricature, Realistic Portrait, Fantasy Illustration

Digital Skills:
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash. Wacom Cintiq and tablet for digital painting.

Traditional Skills:
Painting in watercolor, acrylic and oils. Illustration techniques, figure drawing and human anatomy. Read Less
Layron DeJarnette is an Emmy nominated, award winning artist who provides illustration, animation, storyboards and conceptual art for several giants in the entertainment industry. He received training at Walt Disney Feature Animation in Orlando, FL and has illustrated and designed characters for Disney’s THE PROU… Read More
Layron DeJarnette is an Emmy nominated, award winning artist who provides illustration, animation, storyboards and conceptual art for several giants in the entertainment industry. He received training at Walt Disney Feature Animation in Orlando, FL and has illustrated and designed characters for Disney’s THE PROUD FAMILY cartoon show and comic strip.

DeJarnette has worked at various studios, including W!ldbrain, where he operated as character design supervisor, designing and animating characters for HBO’s THE RICKY GERVAIS SHOW. Other clients include Warner Bros. Animation, Marvel, DC Comics, Mattel, Duck Studios, Hyperion Pictures and Klasky Csupo.

He is a renowned GARBAGE PAIL KIDS artist for The Topps Company and has illustrated trading cards for the HOLLYWOOD ZOMBIES series as well as sketch cards for MARS ATTACKS and TERMINATOR SALVATION. Other trading card companies include Upper Deck and Cryptozoic Entertainment.

He has provided caricature work for various publications and has illustrated many children’s and humorous books, including five New York Times Bestseller books for comedian Jeff Foxworthy and two for The Wayans Bros..

DeJarnette has also instructed students in figure drawing, anatomy, illustration and animation drawing at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA. and College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI.

His fashion trademark is wearing colorful Kagnols with matching shirts. Read Less
Disney, Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon, Marvel, DC Comics, The Topps Company, Upper Deck, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Mattel, Sega, Hyperion Pictures, Klasky Csupo, Jeff Foxworthy, ABC, Fox Atomic, Lionsgate, LeapFrog Enterprises, Hasbro, PBS Kids, Spike TV, Scott Free Deuce Three, Wayans Bros. Entertainment, L… Read More
Disney, Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon, Marvel, DC Comics, The Topps Company, Upper Deck, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Mattel, Sega, Hyperion Pictures, Klasky Csupo, Jeff Foxworthy, ABC, Fox Atomic, Lionsgate, LeapFrog Enterprises, Hasbro, PBS Kids, Spike TV, Scott Free Deuce Three, Wayans Bros. Entertainment, Lifetime, MGA Entertainment, Bahr/Small Productions, ESPN, Toyota, AT&T Read Less
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