Design secrets of Iron Man 2: Suitcase armor, Whiplash and crazy improv!

Iron Man 2 is a design marvel, from the realization of Tony Stark's suitcase armor to the high-powered, heavy-metal set pieces. We talked to production designer J. Michael Riva and conceptual illustrators Ryan Meinerding and Daren Dochterman about this film. » 5/21/10 11:30am 5/21/10 11:30am

Parody Posters For Shows And Movies We're Glad Don't Exist

Daren Dochterman isn't just one of our favorite concept artists, who's worked on Iron Man 2. He's also the creator of these weird TV/movie parody posters. "Not Coming Soon" includes concepts like Dirty Harry Potter. "Do you feel magical, punk?" » 4/21/10 3:00pm 4/21/10 3:00pm

10 Hollywood Designers To Watch Out For

Click to viewScience fiction is all about creating strange and incredible worlds, whether they're the future of Earth or a far-off planet. And the key to the most breathtaking science fictional worlds always starts with the work of production designers and concept artists who create brilliant and freaktastic worlds,… » 6/10/08 5:57pm 6/10/08 5:57pm

We Wish We'd Seen Daren Dochterman's X-Men 3

Why he rules: Just look at his concept art for X-Men 3, from the weird thuggish anti-mutant soldiers to the serum gun to the strange laboratory to Magneto's lair. It's a dark and disturbing world, far removed from the candy-apple weirdness of Brett Ratner's vision. He also designed some kick-ass spaceships and some… » 6/10/08 5:44pm 6/10/08 5:44pm