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Megan Brain

Paper sculpture designer
Origami, Kubo and The Two Strings


3D Paper Models in “Kubo and The Two Strings”

Megan Brain grew up in Los Angeles California.  She earned her BFA degree in Traditional Animation and Illustration at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco.  In 2004 she continued her education in Design and Color at the new Chouinard school of Art (Pasadena, California) where she started exploring paper as a medium to sculpt and produced three-dimensional designs.  Megan has created work for both television, film, and several Walt Disney Imagineering projects. She has collaborated with various studios including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, and Dreamworks.  In 2014 she was part of a paper engineering team at Laika Animation Studios that created the look for the various “Origami” characters used in her husband Shannon Tindle’s film “Kubo and The Two Strings”. She recently completed worked on a segment for Disney Televisions new “Tangled: Before Ever After” show.

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