Dave McKean

Dave McKean has illustrated and designed many award winning and ground breaking books and graphic novels.

Artwork from Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Artwork from Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Artwork from Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Dave McKean's books and graphic novels include The Magic of Reality (Richard Dawkins), The Homecoming (Ray Bradbury), Varjak Paw and Phoenix (SF Said), The Savage, Slog’s Dad and Mouse Bird Snake Wolf (David Almond), What's Welsh for Zen (John Cale), Arkham Asylum (Grant Morrison), Wizard & Glass (Stephen King) and Mr. Punch, Signal to Noise, The Wolves in the Walls, Coraline and the Newberry and Carnegie Medal winning The Graveyard Book (Neil Gaiman).

His self-penned Cages received several awards for the year’s best graphic novel.

He has also written and illustrated Pictures That Tick vol. 1 and 2 (collections of short comics) and Celluloid (an erotic novel).

He has created hundreds of CD, book and comic covers for Michael Nyman, Alice Cooper, The Rolling Stones, Bill Bruford, Bill Laswell, Tori Amos, Altan, Fear Factory, Roy Harper, Frontline Assembly, John Cale, and the entire run of Neil Gaiman's influential Sandman series.

He has exhibited in the US, Europe and Japan and has released four monographs of photographs.

Dave has designed characters for two of the Harry Potter films.

He has also directed five short films and three feature films, MirrorMask (7 International Awards), Luna (BIFA and Raindance Best Feature Awards) and The Gospel of Us (2 Bafta Cymru awards) with Michael Sheen.

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