After his education at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio, Todd Aaron Smith went on to a career as a professional animator, working on such well-known properties as Batman: The Animated Series, Spider-Man, Family Guy, Godzilla, and many others. He has both written and illustrated nineteen children’s books, four of which appeared on the best-seller list.
Todd has recently completed the artwork for his fourteenth set of Star Wars trading cards, licensed by Lucasfilm, Ltd and distributed by Topps. He has also done licensed work for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, New Line Cinema, CBS Television, Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox, and others. Todd is also an accomplished Graphic Designer. While working on his third set of Topps Major League Baseball cards, Todd attracted the attention of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. Todd’s artwork is in the permanent collection of the Hall of Fame with other well-known artists such as Norman Rockwell, LeRoy Neiman and Andy Warhol.
When not drawing baseball cards or working on other artistic ventures, Todd loves to teach sketching. Click on the link below to visit the Sketching 101 site.