Michael Butkus was trained at Otis Parson’s in Los Angeles and the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. He has taught illustration and rendering techniques along with character design and visual development to art industry professionals and commercial art students. Mike has worked on more than 3,000 projects including film, TV, gaming, animation, title design, toy design, packaging, set designs, costume designs, books and magazines.
Mike Butkus
Off Leash Concept Art Studio

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Warner Bros. Gaming and Theatrical, Pixar, Paramount, Dreamworks, Disney theatrical, gaming and restaurant design, Sony Gaming and Theatrical, Fox Studios and Interactive, Lucas Film, MGM, HBO, NBC, CBS, NT, Trailer Park, Universal, The Refinery, Gravillis Inc., Ayzenberg Group, Buster Design, MEG Toys, Lanard Toys Vox, Bulldog, BLT, 71 Design, 360 Design, Bemis & Balkind, Art Attack, Cimmeron, Concept Art, Tristar, Anarchy, Cartoon Network, DC Comics, Dino DeLaurentis, Eclipse Advertising, Ignition Advertising, Film Roman, World Comics, Lego, Marvel, MTV, Miramax Films, New Line Cinema, Nickelodeon, Sony Movies, The Refinery, THQ, Touchstone Pictures, Level 7 Ent, Upperdeck Entertainment, United Artists, Variety Magazine, Bond Entertainment, Sole Creative, just to name a few.


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