Sci-Fi Art Directory

Welcome to the Sci-Fi Art Directory, a site devoted to science fiction art from around the world.

New additions:

2017-06-26 | Illustration, Artists
Henry Richard van Dongen (1920-2010) was known for his science fiction magazine and book covers. He was active in the SF field from 1950 to early 1960s and then from 1976 to 1987.

Eric Wilkerson is a freelance illustrator and a concept artist who specializes in character design. His work has been featured in the Spectrum Fantastic Art books and Imagine FX magazine. Posters for sale in the store.

Julie Dillon - is a freelance scifi and fantasy artist from Northern California. She has done art for trading cards, book covers, magazine illustrations, and perfume labels. The site offers prints, art books and instructional material for sale.

Ben Mauro - is a concept artist who creates designs for movies and video games. Some of the movies he contributed to include Elysium, Childhoods End, and Lucy. Site includes a store and advice section for artists.

Fantasy and Sci-Fi Art Forum - is part of the large WetCanvas art forum community founded in 1998. Artists working in any medium are welcome, though most of the posted artwork is traditional.

Duncan Long - is a freelance illustrator who has created artwork for HarperCollins, Pocket Books, Asimov's Science Fiction, Amazing Stories, Muse, and many other presses and self-publishing authors.

Patrick Turner (1958 - ) has produced about 100 science fiction and fantasy covers for publishers Baen, Bantam and ACE as well as working in the software game publishing and entertainment IP areas in SF/F. He also produces feature work in the "hard science" areas of aviation and aerospace art. The website contains short gallery samplings of his work in those areas, as well as second rights artwork.

Lorin Wood - is a concept artist and animator. He creates designs for movies, commercials, television series and video games. He worked on the films A Scanner Darkly and The Day the Earth Stood Still and video games Aliens: Colonial Marines, and the Borderlands games.

Boris Vallejo (1941- ) although especially known for his Fantasy artwork, he did a good share of Sci-Fi illustration as well, starting with the cover of the July 1971 issue of the Eerie magazine. Besides magazine and paperback covers, Boris painted artwork for comics, album covers, video box art, and movie advertisements. He lives with his artist wife Julie Bell in Pennsylvania.

Ron Walotsky (1943-2002) is known for his unique style that is colorful, imaginative and usually quite surreal. He did his first cover in 1967 for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and was active in the fine arts as well.

Beyond The Horizon - The Art of John Harris - an atmospheric film in which the artist frankly talks about the source of his ideas, the meaning of his work, and his approach to the creative process.

David Levy - creates concept art for the movie and videogame industry. Sci-Fi movies he worked on include Tron Legacy, Prometheus, and Ender’s Game. He lives in California.

Bruce Jensen (1962- ) has been creating artwork for science fiction novels since 1984. His unique illustrations are on the covers of books by Neal Stephenson, Philip K. Dick, Robert Silverberg and many others. He currently works as a designer and animator at CBS.

Andrée Wallin - is a Swedish concept artist and matte painter who works mainly with commercials and films. Some of the movies he worked on include Godzilla, Star Wars: Episode 7 and the Halo 4 TV series.

Dominic Harman - is a book and CD cover illustrator who works in the sci-fi, fantasy, and horror genres. He created artwork for many acclaimed authors such as Clive Barker, Stephen King, Arthur C. Clarke and others. He lives in the UK.

John Eaves (1962- ) has been creating artwork for movies and video games since the mid 1980s. Some of the movies he contributed to include Alien 3, Strange Days, Iron Man 2 and several Star Trek films. Eaves is probably best known for his Star Trek designs, especially his spacecraft concepts. He lives in a small town in Wyoming.

Duane Myers (1970- ) is a Sci-Fi and Fantasy illustrator who produces work for book publishers, video game studios and advertising agencies. Although he paints digitally his artwork looks very traditional. He lives in Pennsylvania.

A Frank Kelly Freas quote has been added to the illustration quotes section.

Ryan Gitter - is a Sci-Fi concept artist based in Texas. He specializes in environment and prop designs. Video games he contributed to include Halo 4, Starhawk and Planetside 2.

Tim Flattery - has been producing Sci-Fi illustration and concept art for the film industry since 1988. The projects he worked on include Back to the Future II, Men In Black, Terminator Salvation and many others. Flattery has also done creative work for theme parks and video games.

David Palumbo (1982- ) is a freelance illustrator who works mainly in the fantasy and science fiction genres. He has painted artwork for everything from book covers and advertisements to collectible card games and concept designs. He lives in Philadelphia.

Gallery of A. E. van Vogt books - featuring the covers of artists such as Richard Powers, Jack Fargasso, John Schoenherr, Frank Kelly Freas and many others.

Jerome Podwil (1938- ) is an American illustrator known in the SF field for his paperback covers from the mid 1960s to the late 1970s. Some of his memorable artwork communicate a sense of surreal mystery. He worked for all top paperback publishers and did covers for books by Arthur C. Clarke.

To improve the usability of the site its content has been divided into two main sections: illustration and concept art. The site design has also been changed a bit to improve the navigation. Some new links have been added to the concept art section.

James Warhola (1955- ) has illustrated over 300 book covers for many popular writers, including William Gibson's first cyberpunk classic Neuromancer, and Robert Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. He is a nephew of the late pop-art icon Andy Warhol.

Darrel K. Sweet (1934- ) started painting SF illustrations in 1975. He brought with him a realistic and tight style, and became very popular with the fans. A prolific artist, Sweet often works on two or three paintings at the same time and has produced over 3000 images. Posters for sale.

Patrick J. Jones - has produced artwork for many major SF and Fantasy publishers. He also did concept work for movies like Peter Pan and The Great Raid. He lives in Brisbane, Australia. Originals, prints, and instructional material for sale.

David Schleinkofer - has been doing fine art and illustration work since the mid 1970s. His commercial work has been used by advertising agencies, book and magazine publishers, and video game companies. He currently focuses on fine arts and paper back covers.

Marek Okon - is a Polish freelance concept artist and illustrator. His main focus is on creating concept art and illustration for promotion and advertising of video games.

Philippe Bouchet (1956- ), also known as Manchu, is a French illustrator who started painting SF artwork in 1984. Manchu is also producing astronomical illustration for magazines and space agencies.

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