ABOUT

Barry Renshaw is a UCLAN graduate living in the North West of England, working in comic book illustration, storyboarding and concept design using a mix of traditional and digital tools.

He is currently working with Topps Cards as a Lucasfilm Officially Approved Sketch Artist, with a number of comic book projects scheduled for publication in 2019 with various publishers.

His artwork can be found in a number of independent publications from Accent UK, FutureQuake Press and others, as well as providing material for Judge Dredd The Megazine, The Official UK Star Trek Magazine, Comics International and Multiverse Magazine. For nearly ten years he edited and published the Engine Comics line of comic books and the independent comics news magazine REDEYE. He has chaired panels on independent publishing and hosted cartoon workshops for children and adults, and provided dozens of articles and interviews for publication (see CREDITS).

He has storyboarded numerous short films and features, most notably the theatrically released Splintered (2010) directed by Simeon Halligan, critically acclaimed Judge Dredd inspired film Judge Minty (2013) directed by Steven Sterlacchini, and the short film The Box (2015), directed by Shaune Harrison, which was entered into the 2015 Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner.

He lives with his long suffering partner, incredibly smart daughter and an indifferent cat. He likes tea of various origins and to be surrounded by vintage Star Wars toys.

To discuss your project, availability and current rates, please contact him at info@barryrenshaw.co.uk.

 

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