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Andrew Brandou

Andrew Brandou graduated Otis Parsons school of Design, Los Angeles, with a BFA in 1990. He works as the artist Howdypardner, creating work based on inspiration from children’s books and LSD, Charlie Manson, and opium dens. The Howdypardner pieces are rendered in the technique of late 40’s children’s books, such as the Golden Book series. His animation credits include The Simpsons, Rugrats, Spongebob Squarepants, and Invader Zim. He was art director for In The Realms of the Unreal, a feature documentary about outsider artist Henry Darger. He also produced animation for underground comic artists Richard Corben, Martin Emonds, and Robert Williams. His work can be seen in music videos for Tupac Shakur, The Squirrel Nut Zippers, and Bjork. As an illustrator, Andrew’s work has appeared in publications worldwide. Notably, he produced album artwork for the A&M records, Geffen records, and Warner Brothers. His illustration has appeared in The New Yorker magazine, Nickelodeon magazine, and Streetvirus. He has been featured in numerous periodicals including Juxtapoz magazine, IdN, Swindle and Hi-Fructose.

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