048: Stéphane Kardos, Art Director


Stéphane Kardos is an art director at Disney Consumer Products, where he helps turn characters from Disney and Pixar films into toys, clothing, books and other products.  He talks about how much artistic integrity goes into this process, and tells his own journey around the world as an artist. 

Listen to the episode to hear Stéphane explain the following samplings of his work:

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Cars 2 Style Guide art by Stéphane Kardos:

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Ratatouille concept posters by Stéphane Kardos (Can you find one of these on a wall in the final film?):

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From Winnie the Pooh, an example of still 2D storytelling by Stéphane Kardos. © Disney 2011. All rights reserved.

From Winnie the Pooh, an example of still 2D storytelling by Stéphane Kardos. © Disney 2011. All rights reserved.

Other Winnie the Pooh art by Stéphane Kardos:

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Acme Archives Direct, where you can purchase prints of Pixar concept art: http://www.acmearchivesdirect.com/category.jhtm?cid=201

Stéphane's blog: http://stefsketches.blogspot.com

Stéphane's Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/stefkardos

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