Brent Le Blanc is a texture and shading artist with over eight years of film and animation experience working for Digital Domain, Blue Sky Studios, and currently DreamWorks Feature Animation. He excels at creating physically accurate and stylized materials using paint and procedural techniques on feature films like The Croods: A New Ice Age, Spies in Disguise, and The Peanuts Movie.


The Croods: A New Ice Age (Surfacer)
Spies in Disguise (Materials Technical Director)
Ferdinand (Materials Technical Director)
Ice Age: Collision Course (Materials Technical Director)
The Peanuts Movie (Materials Technical Director)
Rio 2 (Junior Materials Technical Director)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Rotoscoper: DDMG)
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (Stereoscopic Animator: DDMG)

Work Experience

Surfacer, DreamWorks Animation
Materials Technical Director, Blue Sky Studios
Adjunct Professor, University of Connecticut-Stamford
Look Development, Digital Domain Media Group
Co-Founder/Lead Designer, 48 Studios


Digital Media Arts College, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Computer Animation, 2007-2010
Shawnee State University, BFA in Computer Animation, 2004-2007