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My Bio

Current Residence: Vancouver, BC/Providence, RI

Nicholas Kole is the son of two mimes. He is a wandering freelance illustrator, comic artist & character designer. 

Working full time from his iPad Pro in Procreate for the past 2 years, on the road from Rhode Island to Tokyo to Vancouver.

From various coffee shops and couches, he draws dragons and wizards for companies like Disney, Dreamworks, Blizzard, Nintendo, Skydance, Guerilla Games, Toys For Bob, Hasbro, Mattel, Warner Brothers, Riot Games, Shining Isle, Dark Horse, EA Games, and the Flight Anthology.

Favourite Visual Artist
Dave McKean and Hayao Miyazaki
Favourite Movies
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.
Favourite TV Shows
Sherlock, Firefly
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Counting Crows, Peter Gabriel, Tally Hall, Kate Nash, Mumford & Sons, Antonio Vivaldi, Nightwish
Favourite Writers
GK Chesterton, Neil Gaiman
Favourite Games
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, Riven, Pokemon, Professor Layton
Favourite Gaming Platform
Other Interests
Christ, Lobsters, Steampunkery (any combinations thereof)
Hey folks! A few new updates from yours truly lately- some exciting stuff has been happening. Firstly, Bobby Chiu of Schoolism/Imaginism was kind enough to call me up for an interview! We talked about freelance and the bumpy road to stability- if you're struggling yourself and trying to make a go of freelance, consider giving this a listen: In addition to that, there's an interview with me (with some new exclusive art!) in Character Design Quarterly volume #8! I even get to share the issue with fellow Procreate artist and absolute iPad wizard, Max Ulichney! You can pick up a copy here:
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Seems like a good time to remind folks that, if you like my work and you're over on other platforms- you can track me down there as well! I post all over, and some of my most active accounts are elsewhere. You can find my art on: and Cheers! -n
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" Over the course of the past year and a half, I've had the privilege of leading a team of friends and artists as the production designer/art director for a short animated film based on the childrens' book series: The Wingfeather Saga! It's been a labor of love, and many months in the making, but I'm proud to have a film we can use to pitch a longer film or animated series. Please give it a watch and if you like it, share it far and wide! If you'd like to see a collection of all the development work and character design I did for the project, check it out on my website here:
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Thank your luck I got nothing against your Spyro-works. Except Dr. Shemp. Why did you turn him into a naked ogre version of Osbourne instead of keeping him as a bug he was? What was the point? What did you have in mind when you did it?

So u're here too, huh? From what I understood is that you never really cared about Crash Bandicoot to begin with, and only joined IAT and did as Activision told ("these outdated pieces of shit are a threat to mankind oink oink oink give 'em new Overwatch-esque designs oink oink oink and don't bother including their best features oink oink oink if fans don't like it they can just kill themselves oink oink oink") to get paid. Am I right?

Awesome Art Work Galleries Well Done 😎

I LOVE your art!! I just spent like half an hour scrolling through your gallery lol, and I love all of it, especially your drawings for The Wingfeather Saga! Keep up the awesome work!!

Hello, wonderful works! :D:sing::w00t::B:hmm::dance::handshake::wave::aww::strip::onfire: