Exclusive CGTantra Interview With Philip Straub
Philip Straub is the Owner, Studio Art Director at the ‘Unity New Media Entertainment’. Arguably, the greatest & one of the best in the world, in the field of illustration & concept art, as an Art Director, Philip has worked with some of the biggest names in the gaming industry, including : Vivendi Universal, Electronic Arts, NCSoft and Big Fish Games.
Philip work has appeared in over 30 childrens’s books, and he has co-authored three digital art tutorial books, including d’sartiste Digital Painting.
In the entertainment industry, he has worked with many clients, including : Mattel, Fisher Price, Disney, Universal Studios, Warner Bros, DC Comics, Nickelodeon, Ballistic Media, Toyota, Scholastic, McGraw-Hill, Harper Collins, 3D Total, Zoo Publishing, American Traditional, RJ Reynolds, 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, Expose’and CG Challenges hosted by The CGSociety.
Philip Straub & Ballistic Publishing 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 showcases Philip Straub’s artwork like never before!
CGTantra recently interviewed Philip about his amazing career, take a look at the exclusive interview and view some of Phillip’s incredible work here.