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Stephen Hanson

Stephen Hanson

Stephen Hanson

Stephen Hanson, Digital artist

Stephen Hanson, Digital artist, has always had an unwavering passion for art since a young age, with an ardent desire to make it his lifelong career. Among the artists who have had a profound impact on him, the likes of Arthur Rackham, Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Chuck Close, and Frank Frazetta stand out. The allure of fantasy and realism drew him in, captivated by the imaginative and authentic creations these artists brought to life.

Upon graduating from Batley Art College with distinction in graphic design and illustration, Stephen embarked on his artistic journey with a greeting card company. Movies featuring the adventures of Sinbad, especially those adorned with Ray Harryhausen’s groundbreaking special effects, became his ultimate obsession. These films opened his eyes to the vast possibilities in the world of cinema, igniting his determination to acquire extensive knowledge about the enchanting process behind their creation and the ingenious minds responsible for them.

After dedicating countless hours to honing his craft and building an impressive portfolio, Stephen eventually found himself at Cosgrove Hall Productions in Manchester, working as a visual development artist. For a span of four years, he contributed his artistic talents to notable projects such as The BFG, Dangermouse, and Count Duckula. This served as a launchpad for his remarkable journey, leading him to work on renowned movies including Balto, The Corpse Bride, Despicable Me and Flushed Away, Arthur Christmas, and Adventures with Pirates.

Stephen’s vast professional experience extends beyond the realm of film. He has also lent his artistic expertise to various television commercials and illustrated numerous captivating children’s books, including Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven and Kes Gray’s Nelly the Monster Sitter. Not only that, he has showcased his creative abilities by both writing and illustrating Froobie Pink and the Night Noises, a remarkable feat that further solidifies his multifaceted talents.

Impressively, Stephen’s artistic prowess goes beyond the realm of traditional media. With a finger on the pulse of the digital age, he has created awe-inspiring digital artworks that have captivated audiences. His stunning creations, such as “Whiskey,” “Mr Armadillo,” “Lost at Sea,” “Snowballs,” “Christmas Dinner,” “Treasure Hunt,” “Sunday Roast,” “No Walk Today,” “Morning News,” “Happily Retired,” “Guilty Conscience,” “Dinner Time,” “Bath Time,” and “Cold Feet” have been met with immense acclaim. Each limited edition piece is a testament to Stephen’s exceptional talent and his ability to masterfully breathe life into his digital canvas.

To stay updated with Stephen Hanson’s latest works and projects, be sure to follow him on social media. Let his art take you on an enchanting journey into a world of creative brilliance.

From a young age, I have always had a passion for art and a strong desire to pursue a career as an artist. In terms of the artists who have inspired me, I have been greatly influenced by Arthur Rackham, Brian Froud, Alan Lee, Chuck Close, and Frank Frazetta. I was specifically attracted to fantasy and realism, and I enjoyed the creativity and authenticity that they brought to their work.

After graduating from Batley Art College with a distinction in graphic design and illustration, my first job was with a greeting card company. Sinbad movies, especially those with special effects created by Ray Harryhausen, were my passion.

They greatly influenced me and made me aware of the potential for careers in the film industry. I acquired as much knowledge as possible concerning the process of their creation and the individuals responsible for the enchantment.

After dedicating all my free time to developing my portfolio, I began working at Cosgrove Hall Productions in Manchester after a few years.

I have worked as a visual development artist on projects such as The BFG, Dangermouse, and Count Duckula for a duration of four years. After that, I have had the privilege of working on movies like Balto, The Corpse Bride, Despicable Me and Flushed Away, Arthur Christmas, and Adventures with Pirates.

In addition to this, I have experience in working on different TV commercials and have illustrated multiple children’s books, such as Enid Blyton’s Secret Seven and Kes Gray’s Nelly the Monster Sitter. Additionally, I have written and illustrated Froobie Pink and the Night Noises.

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