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Chris Achilleos

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Meet the artist: Chris Achilleos

Top illustrator Chris Achilleos is probably best known for his iconic artwork on the original Doctor Who novelisations. Acknowledged worldwide as the UK’s foremost fantasy artist, his unique interpretation of stunning amazons, epic dragons and paintings inspired by ancient civilizations and mythology have earned him his prestigious status. Across his significant career, Achilleos’ works have adorned hundreds of classic fantasy books.

Prolific throughout the seventies and eighties, he designed covers for novels by Robert E. Howard, Edgar Rice Burroughs and Michael Moorcock. He is also known for his conceptual/costume work on movies such as ‘Heavy Metal’, ‘King Arthur’ and ‘The Last Legion’. It is a true honour to welcome him to Fantasy Forest where he’ll do talks and a Q&A on both Saturday and Sunday.

Check out his latest book on his Doctor Who art ‘KKlak!’, plus ‘Beauty & The Beast’, ‘Medusa’, ‘Sirens’ and more. http://chrisachilleos.co.uk/