LCAD Main Campus

Yuki Toyooka Smith


Adjunct Faculty

Drawing + Painting

Yuki Toy (Yuki Toyooka Smith) is an artist and author in Los Angeles. She grew up in Hokkaido, Japan and teaches Anatomy Illustration and Figure Drawing at several colleges in Los Angeles. She has been published in multiple medical illustration books and her artwork has been part of the curriculum at USC and Cal Tech. Yuki received an MFA from CSU, Los Angeles, and a BFA from SUNY New Paltz, and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post. Known for anatomical illustration in muted, pastel tones, her colored pencils create a subdued and nostalgic feel–evoking a tradition that spans from Leonardo da Vinci to Frank Henry Netter.