instructor profiles Nate Wragg
Noted for his lively, whimsical style.
Nate Wragg was born in Davis, CA in 1983. He took an interest in drawing and painting at an early age. After graduating high school, he studied animation and design at The California Institute of the Arts in Southern California. Since then, Wragg has gone on to work as an illustrator and designer on various projects-including Ratatouille, Toy Story 3 and Puss in Boots. He was one of the primary character designers on the Pixar Feature Toy Story 3. As well as designing characters, Nate was also the Production Designer of Pixar’s short film Your Friend the Rat and has been involved in designing several main title sequences, most notably the animated end titles for Ratatouille. Most recently he was the Production Designer on Captain Underpants.
Nate Wragg is easily one of the best instructors I've ever had. He seems like a truly caring human being and a top level instructor. I would give him a 20 on a scale of 1-10.
Nate Wragg continues to impress me with his knowledge of the material, and the skills he displayed in demos and in the Q&As! He really knows his stuff, and the fact that he is willing to share that knowledge with us is really great. He is also open and honest about the industry, and what we will face when we get there. Honestly, I feel honored to have studied with him, and hope to work with him in the future.
Really enjoy Nate Wragg's approach to teaching online—it felt authentic, and really helpful. This was my second course with him instructing, both times were equally great.
I genuinely feel like my skills are becoming competitive for the animation design job market thanks to Nate!
Great instructor. An online course can sometimes be very detached from the real experience of a classroom, however Nate really engaged us as students through his lectures and fast & useful critiques, which made the whole experience more effective and real.
Nate is a great instructor with very professional approach. Many thanks for his thorough feedbacks and always being there to help.
Fantastic class! Nate is a great teacher and an incredible resource, I'm so thankful for his dedication to teaching!!
He is a perfect mentor and I really enjoyed the learning path with Nate Wragg. I learned so much and he is really motivating.