"I still can't believe I get to paint Superheroes, Jedi, and Zombies for a living"
Brian Rood is a professional illustrator working throughout the entertainment industry. He is most known for his extensive amount of work for the Star Wars franchise. He has spent the better part of the last 22 years working primarily for the entertainment industry and a large portion of that time in a galaxy far far away… His work for the Star Wars franchise can be found on everything from fine art reproductions to the illustrated storybooks for Lucasfilm/Disney publishing. He has spent the last several years creating over 600 new illustrations for current and upcoming projects for Lucasfilm/Disney publishing and licensing.
Brian's artwork has been commissioned and used by dozens of licensors for all forms of merchandise and key art for dozens of iconic properties ranging from Marvel to Marilyn Monroe. He is currently a license holder with AMC and creating the first very exclusive fine art line for “The Walking Dead”.
When he’s not in his studio creating artwork for new projects he travels the world attending and participating in various Comic Cons and gallery events. Brian says that "Working throughout the entertainment industry is a dream come true. This is the perfect time to create artwork like this for a living. The entertainment culture is so rich right now with amazing properties like The Walking Dead, I still can't believe I get to paint Superheroes, Jedi, and Zombies for a living." When he’s not busy creating new artwork is spending time with his wife and two children in Southern Michigan.