Tuna Bora is a Concept and Visual Development Artist. Born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey, she is currently based in Los Angeles, California. She studied for a short time at the distinguished French School École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.
Graduating in 2009, Bora has since worked in animation, feature film, games, and commercials. Clientele including Sony Pictures Animation, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, Pinterest, Buck, Royale. In 2012, Bora colaborated with Elsa Chang on the book Tendre Retrouvailles. She is currently a Production Designer at Google ATAP Spotlight Stories, home of Glen Keane’s Duet.
Bora’s atmospheric scenes draw you in, connecting you with her characters. Her various style ranges from very tight and detailed to wayward and expressive. No matter which style choice, or medium, her illustrations always achieve the intended emotional response.