Leighton Hickman is a Illustrator, Landscape Painter, and Teacher, as well as a Visual Development Artist at DreamWorks Animation, and Visual Development Artist for The Croods. He studied Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration: Entertainment Design at Art Centre College of Design (2005-2008) and graduated with Distinction.

Leighton previously worked as a Freelance Designer and Artist at Daniel Clarks & Associates (2011), Visual Development Artist at DreamWorks Animation again (2008-2011), a Caricaturist at Fasen Arts (2005), an Assistant Instructor at the Academy of Southeast Asia Material Arts (2002-2004), and as an Illustrator and Graphic Designer at Banana Graphics (1998-2004).

Concept Art


Colaborated with Arthur Fong

Collaborated with Takao Noguchi