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Mike Yamada

Mike Yamada is a concept designer, illustrator, and design consultant based in Pasadena, California. Mike has contributed to the development of many feature animations, including Puss in Boots, Kung Fu Panda 2, How to Train Your Dragon, and Big Hero 6. Mike has a strong foundation in traditional sketching, graphite/charcoal tonals, and marker rendering.

MEDIUMS:
digital, acrylic, gouache

VISIT MIKE AT:
mikeyamada.blogspot.ca

PUBLISHED WORKS:
Big Hero 6 Little Golden Book (Disney Hyperion, 2014)
Art of Big Hero 6 (Chronicle, 2014)
Astrotwins cover art (Simon & Schuster)
Bedtime Blastoff (Scholastic, Spring 16)
Cool Cat vs Top Dog (Francis Lincoln, Spring 16)
The Noisy Garage (Knopf, Summer 16)
Kai Comes to the Firehouse (Scholastic, Fall 16)

FUTURE TITLES:
The Bad Guy (Simon & Schuster, Summer 17)
Go, Go Trucks (RH Step into Reading series, Summer 17)
I Love You for Miles and Miles (Macmillan, Fall 17)
Go, Go Cars (RH Step into Reading series, Summer 18)
Choo Choo School (Candlewick, Spring 19)