This collection of astounding paintings introduces the reader to the fantastical worlds created by Stephen Youll, a leading SF and fantasy artist. His paintings explore the diverse themes of warrior kings inspired by medieval tales of gallantry to the future of mankind and space travel to alien worlds. Also included are award-winning book covers for Star Wars and Bladerumer, together with comic characters such as Superman and Batman. This is the first book devoted to Stephen's art and will be a collector's item for all fantasy and SF fans.
Stephen Youll is one of the top artists in the field of science fiction book cover art. His work can be found on the covers of works by Isaac Asimov, George R. Martin, C.J. Herryh, Kevin J. Anderson, Ian McDonald and Arthur C. Clarke. He has been exhibited by the Society of Illustrators and in the Frank Collection. He has received countless nominations from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists and was presented with a gold award for most outstanding cover by the Magazine and Booksellers News Stand. He lives in New Jersey.