About the Author
Joko Budiono lives and teaches art in San Francisco. Born in Indonesia, he grew up fascinated by cartoons and developed a keen appreciation for visual art. After studying at the Academy of Art University, Joko collaborated with Leandro Ng and Thomas Denmark to write and illustrate an artist's manual in applying and mastering the principles of perspective, Creative Layout: Perspective for Artists
(out of print). Joko's follow-up book, The Thousandth Thumbnail
, continues his exploration of concept development and composition. These days, Joko enjoys teaching and watching his students' abilities grow, while also preparing illustrations for his next book.