What are blockbusters made of? James Clyne's artwork.

Concept artist James Clyne began working in video games and then turned his sights towards designing films like Avatar, Transformers, Star Trek, and War of the Worlds. Clyne filled io9 in on his favorite designs and projects. » 6/20/10 2:05pm 6/20/10 2:05pm

Wayne Barlowe doesn't bring weird creatures to you — he drags you to…

Wayne Barlowe is more than just a god of concept art. He's a fantastic creature designer, whose creations have enlivened Avatar and Hellboy, and his work spawned a Discovery Channel movie. He talked to us about beautifully monstrous apparitions. » 6/18/10 2:15pm 6/18/10 2:15pm

Exhibit A for concept art that's cooler than the finished product

When you look through Miles Teves' online concept art portfolio, it's hard not to feel sad about how cool Terminator 3 and Terminator Salvation, plus a Dune movie, could have looked. And his design for Spider-Man's Goblin is clearly superior. » 6/17/10 4:00pm 6/17/10 4:00pm

Concept artist describes the scariest creature he ever created

Warren Manser is a concept art legend — you only have to look at his visually stunning work on Spider-Man, A.I., The Matrix and Minority Report. But one piece of movie concept art he created terrified him. What was it? » 6/16/10 3:30pm 6/16/10 3:30pm

Get ready to fall in love with David Meng's bizarre creatures

You've already admired David Meng's incredible design work for the aliens in District 9. But looking at some of his other sculptures and illustrations of weird monsters, you wonder if Guillermo Del Toro has seen this WETA artist's work yet. » 6/15/10 3:30pm 6/15/10 3:30pm

Meet Craig Shoji, artist of forbidden worlds

You've marveled at Craig Shoji's rich, detailed work in Avatar and Alice In Wonderland, and soon you'll be seeing his world-building in Thor. Check out some of his amazing art and discover what his favorite project has been. » 6/14/10 3:30pm 6/14/10 3:30pm