Lee Moyer is an American painter , illustrator , graphic designer , and Web designer .

Biography

Moyer’s early work was in watercolor and oils. In 1989, he changed his focus to digital art. He worked for ten years at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History . [1]

Moyer states his primary influences are Art Nouveau , Art Deco , Arts & Crafts , Classic American Illustrators, Propaganda Art and the Pre-Raphaelites . [2]

Career

Corporate clients include Paramount Pictures , Sony Pictures , 20th Century Fox , Discovery Channel , Electronic Arts , Hasbro , DDB Worldwide , Upper Deck , Careerbuilder , BET , McGraw Hill , Alliance Theater , Dark Horse , IDW Publishing , Broadway Play Publishing Inc. and the National Zoo in Washington, DC [3]

Notable works include Tori Amos and Melissa Auf der Maur ( Hole , and The Smashing Pumpkins ), as well as Laurel and Hardy for the covers of their DVD box set collections, [4] and the cover for the documentary Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown . [5]

He was featured with 13 leading graphic designers in the exhibition, “PIXEL: Artists Who Use the Computer.” [6]

His painting “Theora” won the 2012 Chesley Award for Best Cover Illustration: Magazine. He was nominated for 3 awards in 2012. [7]

Moyer Painted The 2012 Literary Pin-Up Calendar for the Worldbuilders charity, which donates proceeds to Heifer International . It featured illustrations of classic authors. [8] [9] Another was published in 2013 featuring modern fantasy authors. Moyer said that he was creating the works while “… riffing on the style of pin-up great George Petty .” [10]

Moyer puts artist Michael Wm. Kaluta while working on a music video for the Alan Parsons Project . In 2009, after showing Kaluta Samples of his technical digital color, Kaluta and author Elaine Lee hired Moyer as colorist on their comic book series Starstruck . [11] IDW released a remastered edition of the work that is being expanded by Kaluta, and Moyer’s new color art and designs. [12] Moyer also colored the cover of the original cast recording StarstruckAudioplay CD from The AudioComics Company. [13]

Moyer collaborated with game designer Keith Baker on the board game “The Doom That Came To Atlantic City”. [14] The project was created in production problems that resulted in a Federal Trade Commission investigation that became the first federal crowdfunding prosecution. [15] The game was picked up by Cryptozoic in July 2013. [16]

Moyer produced Dungeons & Dragons interior art from 2004-2013, including: Eberron Campaign Setting , Stormwrack , Player’s Handbook , Dungeon’s Master’s Guide , Draconomicon , and Martial Power . [17] He was creative director of Digital Addiction, which received a nomination for a Webby Award in 1999. citation needed ] He was also lead illustrator for ” 13th Age ” and its expansion “13 True Ways”. [18]

Bibliography

Book covers

  • Joe Haldeman . The Best of Joe Haldeman . Subterranean Press , 2013. [19]
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan . Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart . Subterranean Press, 2012. [20]
  • Tad Williams . A Stark and Wormy Knight . Subterranean Press, 2012. [21]
  • Mark Hodder . A Red Sun Also Rises . Pyr, 2012. [22]
  • MK Hobson . The Warlock’s Curse . Tesla Industries, 2012.
  • Michael Bishop . The Door Gunner and Other Perilous Flights of Fancy . Subterranean Press, 2011.
  • Caitlín R. Kiernan. Two Worlds and In Between: The Best of Caitlín R. Kiernan (Volume One). Subterranean Press, 2011.
  • Kim Newman . Mysteries of the Diogenes Club . MoneyBrain Books, 2010.
  • Jake McDevitt. Cryptic: The Best Short Fiction of Jack McDevitt . Subterranean Press, 2009.
  • Philip José Farmer . Two Hawks From Earth . MonkeyBrain Books, 2009.
  • Michael Swanwick. The Best of Michael Swanwick . Subterranean Press, 2008.
  • Kim Newman. Secret Files of the Diogenes Club . MonkeyBrain Books, 2007
  • Edgar Pangborn . Davy . Old Earth Books, 2004.
  • Iain M. Banks . The Algebraist . Night Shade Books, 2004.
  • Michael Swanwick. A Geography of Unknown Lands . Tigereye Press, 1997.
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley . The Colors of Space . Donning / Starblaze, 1983.

Comics

  • Starstruck: The Expanding Universe (Dark Horse): preface
  • Starstruck: Remastered (IDW): color and design
  • Galactic Girl Guides (IDW): color
  • Starstruck Audioplay: color
  • Starstruck Deluxe Edition , 2011 (IDW): color and design ISBN  0-88145-023-5
  • Tom Strong’s Terrific Tales # 9 (ABC / Wildstorm) cover color
  • Aquaman # 51 (DC) cover color
  • Zauriel # 1 (DC) cover color
  • Eberron: Eye of the Wolf (Devil’s Due)
  • Honey West # 3, 4, and 5. (Moonstone) cover
  • Buckaroo Banzai : Return Of The Screw and Buckaroo Banzai: Origins cover
  • Ax Cop: President of the World # 1 (Dark Horse) cover color
  • Bank Street Book of Mystery “Eats” by Richard Laymon (Pocket Books 1989) interior
  • Bank Street Book of Creepy Tales : “Levitation” by Joseph Payne Brennan (Pocket Books 1989)
  • Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe : “Trouble Is My Business” (Byron Preiss 2005) Interior ISBN  1-59687-847-9
  • Tom Strong’s Terrific Tales # 9: ” Millenium Memories ” (ABC / Wildstorm) color
  • Cursed Pirate Girl (Archaia). pin up

Miscellaneous

  • Communication Arts
  • Spectrum # 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 and 19
  • Design Graphics Magazine
  • Artist – Digital Painting
  • The Future of Fantasy Art and Erotic Fantasy Art edited by Aly Fell and Duddleberg
  • Sci-fi Art Now edited by John Freeman
  • Rolling the Start-Up Dice (with Marlene Bruce for A List Apart ). [23]

References

  1. Jump up^ “LCS INTERVIEW :: Lee Moyer” . The Little Chimp Society . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  2. Jump up^ “SciFi Art Now” . Scifiartnow.blogspot.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  3. Jump up^ [1] ArchivedMarch 17, 2010, at theWayback Machine.
  4. Jump up^ “LCS INTERVIEW :: Lee Moyer” . The Little Chimp Society . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  5. Jump up^ “SciFi Art Now” . Scifiartnow.blospot.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  6. Jump up^ “LCS INTERVIEW :: Lee Moyer” . The Little Chimp Society . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  7. Jump up^ “Announcing the 2012 Chesley Winners Award” . Tor.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  8. Jump up^ “Lee Moyer – ‘Check These Out’ The 2012 Literary Pin-Up Calendar” . hire an illustrator . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  9. Jump up^ “The New Coolness or How to Accidentally Published a Calendar” . Patrick Rothfuss – Blog . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  10. Jump up^ Alison Flood. “Pratchett and Gaiman characters in fantasy literary pinup calendar” . the Guardian . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  11. Jump up^ http://www.tcj.com/starstruck-an-interview-with-elaine-lee-and-michael-kaluta-part-1/
  12. Jump up^ “Art Analysis # 8: Starstruck, Kaluta and Moyer by sequentialscott on DeviantArt” . Sequentialscott.deviantart.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  13. Jump up^ “Starstruck: the recording (with casting)” . This is The AudioComics Company . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  14. Jump up^ “Lee Moyer and Keith Baker” . Hplfilmfestival.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  15. Jump up^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2015/06/11/the-ftcs-first-crowdfunding-enforcement-is-over-a-failed-board-game-on -kickstarter /
  16. Jump up^ “Cryptozoic Saves The Doom That Came To Atlantic City Board Game” . Cryptozoic.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  17. Jump up^ https://rpggeek.com/rpgdesigner/5429/lee-moyer
  18. Jump up^ “13th Age Core Book” . Pelgranepress.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  19. Jump up^ Subterranean Press. “The Best of Joe Haldeman by Joe Haldeman – Subterranean Press” . Subterraneanpress.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  20. Jump up^ Subterranean Press. “Confessions of a Five-Chambered Heart by Caitlín R. Kiernan – Subterranean Press” . Subterraneanpress.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  21. Jump up^ Subterranean Press. “A Stark and Wormy Knight by Tad Williams – Subterranean Press” . Subterraneanpress.com . Retrieved 19 December2014 .
  22. Jump up^ Mark Hodder. “A Red Sun Also Rises” . Pyrsf.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .
  23. Jump up^ Marlene Bruce. “Rolling the Start-up Dice (A Survival Guide)” . Alistapart.com . Retrieved 19 December 2014 .