Ron Tolentino Velasco is a Los Angeles-based character designer, illustrator, and visual development artist. His interest in Art began with animation and comic books that then inspired him to focus on character and character driven stories. He has worked in various Animation Studios and contributed work in Disney’s Planes, Disney’s Pirate Fairy, Disney’s The Neverbeast, Nickelodeon’s Dora and Friends, and various illustrations for Disney Consumer Products. He has featured in galleries such as La Luz De Jesus gallery, I AM 8 Bit, and also featured in books such as Bob Kato’s The Drawing Club. He attended Art Center College of Design and received a BFA in illustration. There he focused on creating stories in his work with emphasis on fundamentals in drawing, painting and composition.