A graduate of the Art Center College of Design in 1983, Bill Cone has been painting landscapes for the last 23 years, often in the Bay area, with yearly pack trips into the Sierra. His work has been exhibited in group and solo shows throughout California. His “day job” is as a Production Designer for Pixar Animation Studios, where he has done hundreds of pastel lighting studies for films. He has also taught classes on lighting and color at Pixar since the late 90’s. His blog and contact information can be found at www.billcone.blogspot.com.