Artistic Dragon Studios is a team of artists specializing in
anime/ manga (Japanese animation/ comic books).
Addie Afable is an illustrator and instructor for character
design. He does freelance work for clients and conducts live
tutorials in Anime Workshops for libraries and schools.
His wife, Annie, is a concept artist and manages the daily
business. She also models for illustrations.
One of their creative properties is called "All-in Heartbreak".
It's a story about Texas Hold'em poker. The protagonist, Ally
Angelhart, is a character usually drawn in workshops.
Being involved in Anime Central, an anime convention in the
Midwest, they are staff artists for their program books,
posters, and merchandise.
They are well-known for Chibi Chubbies, caricatures of people
and fictional characters. The word "chibi" means "little” in
Japanese, and a Chibi Chubby is a small yet plump version of
If you see Addie and Annie in a convention or at a workshop,
they can make you a Chibi Chubby!