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Wayne Barlowe

(Wayne Douglas Barlowe)
USA flag (b.1958)

Wayne Barlowe is a world-renowned science fiction and fantasy author and artist who has created images for books, film and galleries and written a novel, a screenplay and a number of art books. After attending Cooper Union he started his career painting hundreds of paperback covers for all of the major publishers and magazine illustrations for LIFE, TIME and NEWSWEEK. He went on to write and illustrate EXPEDITION, BARLOWES GUIDE TO EXTRATERRESTRIALS, BARLOWES GUIDE TO FANTASY, BARLOWES INFERNO, BRUSHFIRE: Illuminations from the Inferno, THE ALIEN LIFE OF WAYNE BARLOWE and AN ALPHABET OF DINOSAURS. His film designs can be seen in BLADE2, GALAXY QUEST, BABYLON 5: Thirdspace, TITAN AE, HELLBOY, HELLBOY 2: The Golden Army, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKHABAN, HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE. AVATAR, THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL, PARADISE LOST, JOHN CARTER, PACIFIC RIM, RIPD and ALIEN PLANET, a Discovery Channel special based on EXPEDITION for which Barlowe was executive producer aired in 2005. His first novel, GODS DEMON, was released by Tor Books in 2007. Currently, he has a major film screenplay in development, and is writing the sequel to his first novel, titled THE HEART OF HELL.

Genres: Fantasy