Art of Philip Straub

2-phil_straubBallistic Publishing and Philip Straub take the fantasy graphic novel to the next level with their latest release, Utherworlds.

Utherworlds combines a fantasy novel with written and spoken languages, maps, and stunning paintings in a large format that shows Phil Straub’s artwork like never before.



About Phil Straub

As an Art Director, Philip Straub has worked with some of the biggest names in the gaming industry including: Vivendi Universal; Electronic Arts; NCSoft; and Big Fish Games. Philip’s work has appeared in over 30 childrens’ books, and he has co-authored three digital art tutorial books including d’artiste Digital Painting.

In the entertainment industry he has worked with many clients including: Mattel; Fisher Price; Disney; Universal Studios; Warner Bros; DC Comics; and Knowledge Adventure.

He also teaches an annual online Concept Art class to students around the globe. Philip is a founding member of The CGSociety and regularly contributes to the illustration and digital art communities by judging illustration competitions including: The Society of Illustrators; PAINTER; EXPOSÉ; and CG Challenges hosted by The CGSociety.

Philip’s licensed designs appear on a variety of products including: books; games; wall murals; scrap-booking; gifts; stationery; apparel; and textiles. As a freelance illustrator his work has appeared on: broadcast media; book jackets; CD and magazine covers; trading cards; feature films; and advertising campaigns.

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