Chris Skinner is an illustrator based in Derbyshire, UK. A staple in the poster and limited edition print industry where he creates artwork based on popular film, graphic novels and popular culture. Chris uses a mixture of techniques in his illustration work including traditional media, 2D digital, 3D modelling and digital sculpting. He is well known for capturing perspective and a high level of detail in his illustrations and his work comprises of a mixture of elements created by hand and 3D which blend together to create his distinctive style. He is heavily influenced by Art movements like Art Deco, Film Noir, Science Fiction and artists like Hugh Ferris, Anton Furst and Ralph McQuarrie to name but a few. Chris regularly exhibits art in pop culture galleries across America, and his limited edition screen prints are highly sought after.
What does being a part of the PP mean to you?
I love being part of a rich, diverse and friendly group of. It’s invaluable being able to get feedback and share knowledge on projects.
What has been your favorite PP or client project so far?
My favourite PP project to date was the Godzilla drop. I had great fun creating the artwork which was really well received and also used at the L.A. premiere of the film.
Who/what are your biggest influences?
Art Deco, Film Noir, Science Fiction and artists like Hugh Ferris, Anton Furst and Ralph McQuarrie to name but a few.