Dave Ross is a prolific veteran comic book illustrator who has worked for all of the major North America comic book publishers including Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse Comics. His noted work includes: Spiderman, Daredevil, Justice League, Avengers Westcoast, Captain America, Excalibur, Birds of Prey, Aliens, Alpha Flight (Canadian-based story for Marvel), Star Trek, Punisher, Iron Man series for Marvel, and Star Wars projects for Dark Horse Comics / George Lucas.
He has produced storyboards for feature films, prepared artwork, character design, composition and layout for animation and advised on special projects for television.
Ross has held workshops on drawing for comic books, lectured and given demos at various school boards in Canada. For more than ten years he has acted as Coordinator and Instructor of a four-year Sequential Arts Diploma Program at MM College of Animation, Art and Design in Toronto, Canada; and recently, he was an invitational Guest Lecturer at universities in Singapore, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
Penguin Random House invited Ross to write an instructional book for this genre. “Freehand Figure Drawing for Illustrators – Mastering the Art of Drawing from Memory” was launched in July 2015. To date – Japanese, Korean, and Chinese language editions of the book have also been published.
As a Special Guest at comic conventions, Ross has book-signed in NYC, San Diego, Chicago, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Detroit, Buffalo, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary, Hong Kong, Thailand, Indonesia, China; and most recently in the UK, Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia.
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