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Sharon Ross

Sharon Ross Sharon Ross is a character designer for Family Guy. She has worked for Disney and Nickelodeon.

Sharon Ross is an artist who feels very lucky to be doing the work she loves. Coming from a small town in Kansas, she started her career at Hallmark Cards in Kansas City and ended up in Los Angeles, where she has worked for Walt Disney Company, Klasky Csupo, Nickelodeon, and Fox Television Animation. She is currently a character designer on the animated TV series Family Guy. Sharon is also an illustrator and visual development artist, and has contributed to games, books, and other products. She works digitally with a Cintiq but also uses traditional media, and sometimes a combination of the two. The rest of her time is spent pursuing personal art, hanging around Joshua Tree, traveling the West Coast, and working on one of her favorite things: children's picture books.
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    Get insights from a real character designer. In this interview, Sharon Ross explains how she went from art student to illustrator to character designer for Family Guy.

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