From philipstraub.com: For over 16 years Philip Straub has been creating art for the games, film, and publishing industries. He is the author and creator of the acclaimed illustrated Novel, Utherworlds and co-author of D'artiste Digital Painting. Philip's work has appeared in over 30 children's books under a variety of licenses. In the entertainment industry he has worked with many clients including; Mattel, Fisher Price, Disney, Universal studios, Warner Brothers, DC Comics, and Knowledge Adventure. He teaches an online Concept Art class to students around the globe annually. 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.