Chris Foss - Artist 110 Articles

Mindbridge

Mindbridge, Joe Haldeman, Futura, London, 1975. Hardware: 149 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/mindbridge"]Buy a Mindbridge print [/button] Grant's print This A3 print is available to purchase (it's the one in the video Chris is sketching on) Chris discusses the Spice Harvester sketch at Head Office Spice Harvester, April 2012. 4B Pencil on art paper, 32 x 24cm [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/spice-harvester"]Buy Spice Harvester sketch [/button]   Chris talks about working with Giger and Moebius  ...

Robots of Dawn

  Robots of Dawn Isaac Asimov, Granada 1985 London Page 98 On the Planet of Dawn robots and humans coexist peacefully ... Until a humaniform robot - one of the most sophisticated manifestations of artificial intelligence ever created - is ‘murdered’.Only one man of the Planet Aurora had the means, the motive and the opportunity to commit the crime:  he hires interplanetary detective Elijah Baley to prove that he did...

1985 The White Ship, Solar tug pulling meteorite

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Grey Lensman

Grey Lensman, EE 'Doc' Smith, Panther, London 1972. Hardware: 150 Kevin's print - with sketch of the Eich walking across their home planet of Jarnevon [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/grey-lensman"]Buy Grey Lensman print [/button] Chris answers questions on Flash Gordon More on Flash Gordon & Dune vehicles Here's a flick through of Hardware

Masters of the Vortex

Masters of the Vortex, E.E Doc Smith, Panther Science Fiction, London 1973 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/masters-of-the-vortex"]Buy a Masters of the Vortex print[/button] [button link="http://www.chrisfossart.com/2011/12/letos-car/"]The Flash model[/button]

Concept sketch - Gates to Where?

Concept sketch, The Gates to Where?.  Guernsey, 2012. Original artwork: pencil sketch drawing on art paper, 32cm x 24cm - 12.5" x 9.5" [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-dune/products/pirate-spaceship-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button]   Chris talks briefly about working on film projects with Giger and Moebius Adams print  

The Great Gun of Latmos

The Great Gun of Latmos, Chris Foss Portfolio, Paper Tiger. London 1991. Hardware: 219.2 Approximate dimensions of original painting 100 x 90 cm. 41 x 35 inches Illustration board, acrylic paint, air & paint brush From the age of six Chris loved to cycle around Guernsey on his own exploring the fortifications along the Guernsey coast. In the summer school holidays he would sit for hours drawing the towers and...

The Gods Themselves

The Gods Themselves, Isaac Asimov Panther, 1973 Hardware: 79.1 [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button] [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button] Chris answers questions on Flash Gordon More on Flash Gordon & Dune vehicles Here's a flick through of Hardware

Space Tennis

Space Tennis, advertising campaign, J Walter Thompson, France, 1984 Hardware: 132 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/space-tennis"]Buy a space tennis print[/button]   Ed's Print   Dune Portfolio   Chris talks briefly about working on film projects with Giger and Moebius Adams print  

Spice Harvester

Spice Harvester, April 2012.  4B Pencil on art paper, 32 x 24cm   Chris discusses the Spice Harvester sketch at Head Office [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/spice-harvester"]Buy Spice Harvester sketch £300 [/button]   Chris talks about working with Giger and Moebius     Turner Spaceship print for John [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/dune/products/turner-spaceship-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button] Here's a flick through of Hardware

High Rise

High Rise, JG Ballard, Panther, 1973 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/high-rise"]Buy a High Rise print [/button]     Chris talks about working with Giger and Moebius     Turner Spaceship print for John   Here's a flick through of Hardware  

Nebula Award Stories

Nebula Award Stories 6, Clifford D Simak, Editor, Panther, 1973 Hardware: 112.1 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/nebula-award-stories-6"]Buy a Nebula Award print [/button]   Chris talks about seeing his designs realised in film     Turner Spaceship print for John   Here's a flick through of Hardware  

The Stars Like Dust

The Stars Like Dust, Isaac Asimov, Granada, London 1981 Hardware: 181 One of two of Chris' artworks used on Asimov's The Stars Like Dust, the other being: http://www.chrisfossart.com/2011/04/stars-like-dust-nemos-castle/   [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/the-stars-like-dust"]Buy a Stars Like Dust[/button] Chris talks about the difference between creating book covers and working on film projects A2 Print for John - Turner Spaceship Here's a flick through of Hardware

Video answers

Hello Imogene Thank you for your prompt response - Here are few questions for Chris: When you work on concepts for films do you use the same approach you usually use for making book covers? what are the difference between the two? Can you tell me briefly a bit more about your workflow when you work on films? Has your experience with the film Dune and with artists of the...

John Wyndham - book covers

Stoway to Mars, John Wyndham, Coronet, 1972 Hardware: 122.4 [nggallery id=19] Stoway to Mars is available as an A2 size print. Please email for more info: Imogene - foss@chrisfossart.com   Children of the Lens The Overman Culture Here's a link to a video of the July 2011 book signing of Hardware.

Next of Kin

Next of Kin, Eric Frank Russel, Sphere, London 1973 Hardware: 125.3 [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button]

Lost Worlds

Lost Worlds, Atlantis Apocalypse, Aldus, 1975 Hardware: 232.1 This may have appeared in Signs of things to come but if you've seen it published elsewhere do let us know and post a comment below, thanks. [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/lost-worlds"]Buy an Atlantis print[/button] Other prints available [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/mission-to-the-stars-fine-art"]Buy a Mission to the Stars print[/button]  

Slan

Slan, A.E van Vogt, Panther, London 1974 Hardware: 158.2 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/slan-fine-art"]Buy a Slan print[/button]     Paul's print [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/mission-to-the-stars-fine-art"]Buy a Mission to the Stars print[/button]  

Great Western Railway Atomic Train

Great Western Railway, Atomic Train. Men Only Magazine, 1978 London. 66.2 Hardware Available as a fine art print with sketch by Chris - please email: foss@chrisfossart.com if you'd like to be notified when it's available.   Rupert & Luke click here for more trains! Other prints available: Diary of a Space Person [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/diary-of-a-spaceperson"]Buy a print[/button]   http://www.chrisfossart.com/2012/01/solar-tug/

Skylark of Space

The Skylark of Space, EE 'Doc' Smith, Panther 1974 London Hardware: 160.1   Jeremy's print [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/skylark-of-space-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button]

Green Rocks

Green Rocks, Gallimard circa 1989, Paris 182.1  Hardware [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/early-asimov-vol-2"]Buy Asimov print [/button] A1 size print Other prints available: Foundation and Empire A2 size print [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/foundation-empire"]Buy Foundation & Empire print[/button]

The Reality Trip

The Reality Trip, Robert Silverberg, Ballantine, 1972 London 16.4 Hardware [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/the-reality-trip"]Buy a print[/button]   Other prints available: Diary of a Space Person [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/diary-of-a-spaceperson"]Buy a print[/button]

Galactic Alarm

Perry Rhodan 3: Galactic Alarm; Kurt Mahr and W.W Shois, Orbit 1974 London Hardware: 96.1 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/galactic-alarm"]Buy a print[/button] Other prints available: A Clash of Cymbals

Down bound Train II

Original cover art created for Down Bound Train, Bill Garnet, Mayflower, 1977. Down Bound Train II. Chris Foss collection. Hardware: 67.1 Available as a fine art print with sketch by Chris - please email: foss@chrisfossart.com if you'd like to be notified when it's available. Rupert & Luke - click here for Great Western Railway Atomic train  

Vason Bay Tsunami II

Vazon Bay tsunami. Guernsey Press calendar, 1996. Oil paint. Chris Foss collection. Hardware: 7.2 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-guernsey/products/vazon-bay-tsunami-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button]

Port Soif with monolith

Port Soif with monolith, 1996. Guernsey Press calendar, 1996. Oil paint. Chris Foss collection. Hardware: 7.3. [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-guernsey/products/vazon-bay-tsunami-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button]

Foundation and Empire

Foundation and Empire, Isaac Asimov, 1976 Panther, London   [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/foundation-empire"]Buy a print[/button]     Tom's print Gary's print     Alex's print Chris on seeing his designs realised in Die Sturzflieger and Flash Gordon   Trev's A1 print (video below in comments) Jeremy's A2 print  

Gavin Lyall

[nggallery id=16] We're not sure if the Blame the Dead cover is one of Chris' covers. Please post a comment if you have any; thoughts, questions or suggestions we appreciate your input. Here's a link to a video of the book signing July 2011 at Forbidden Planet, London. Hardware.

Spice Container sketch

Spice Container sketch Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune, Paris, 1975 Original artwork: montage of line drawing with ink and acrylic paint on art board, 34cm x 46cm [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button] Page 19: Hardware, 2011 Page 16: 21st Century Foss, 1978

Leto's Car

Leto's Car. Alejandro Jodorowsky's Dune, Paris 1975 Montage of line drawing with ink and acrylic paint on art board, 34cm x 46cm Page 20: Hardware, 2011 Page 21: 21st Century Foss, 1978 [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button] Flash Gordon's Scooter, designed by Chris, 1979* [button link="http://www.chrisfossart.com/2012/04/space-tennis"]Anyone for Space Tennis?[/button] Model Producers: Chris King, Stinson Lenz Materials: styrene, silicone mold, fibreglass, resin casting. Model construction: Pete Fielding of Standing Stone...

Technology Review Special Publication now available for download

Chris' painting waiting in the Technology Review editor's office for reproduction TRSF Magazine is now available for download on popular e-readers and tablets Amazon UK Amazon USA Limited Editions of the Print Copy for $7.95 (plus postage) are available from https://subscribe.technologyreview.com/pr/mit/purchase.aspx?CO=MI&PNO=MTTRSF1&cmp=email_trsflink" title="MIT magazine subsriptions" target="_blank" target="_blank">MIT Magazine subscription TRSF is also available on news stands and in book stores. The best new Science Fiction inspired by today's emerging technologies Elizabeth...

Enterprise Stardust

Perry Rhodan 1: Enterprise Stardust, KH Scheer & Kurt Mahr. Orbit, London 1974 Hardware: 126

100 Limited Edition of Hardware

http://titanexclusives.myshopify.com/search?q=chris+foss The 100 edition books are being sold via Titan's own Shopify shop. Any questions do post a comment or get in touch with Titan Exclusives a division of Titan Publishing. Tel: (0207) 620 0200 email: exclusives@titanemail.com www.titanbooks.com Best wishes Imogene

Video of Chris discussing The Joy of Sex (publication)

It's almost 40 years since the publication of the ground breaking book about sex. Written by British academic Alex Comfort, illustrated by Chris and Charles Raymond. It went on to sell millions of copies globally.  Chris was recently interviewed by Ed Butler for the BBC World Service programme Witness: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p004t1hd/episodes/upcoming and video interviewed by Cordelia Hebblethwaite for the BBC online magazine http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-15309357 You can also listen again on the Witness...

Voyage of the Space Beagle

Voyage of the Space Beagle, Panther, London 1975 & 21st Century Foss [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-sea/products/firelance-fine-art"]Buy a print[/button] Martin's Print

100 Special Editions of Hardware

http://titanexclusives.myshopify.com/search?page=2&q=Chris+foss 26th November 2012 28 Books in this Special Edition are still available: 26, 28, 29, 31, 33, 34, 36, 43, 46 47, 52, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 88, 91, 94, 95, 96, 98    

Interview, New Scientist

Interview with with Sumit Paul-Choudhury editor at the New Scientist   Chris talks about his influences   ... and a dream project   [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/a-clash-of-cymbals"]Buy a print[/button]

The View from the Stars

The View from the Stars; Walter M. Miller, 1973. [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/the-view-from-the-stars"]Buy a print[/button]

A Clash of Cymbals

Cities in Flight, a Clash of Cymbals; James Blish, Arrow, 1974 London. [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/a-clash-of-cymbals"]Buy a print[/button] Martin's print Birgitta's print

Diary of a Spaceperson

Diary of a Space Person cover, 1990 [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-all"]See all available prints[/button]

Atlantis

Atlantis, 1976 [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/spaceship/products/atlantis"]Buy a print[/button]

Philip K. Dick

A Handful of Darkness, Philip K. Dick, Harper Collins, 1988 London [nggallery id=13] Most covers are available as prints, please post a comment if interested or if you have any questions/suggestions on what you'd like to see on the site, we appreciate your input. [button link=" http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/products/a-handful-of-darkness"]Buy a print[/button] Here's a link to Chris sketching on the prints. Children of the Lens The Overman Culture Here's a link to a video...

JG Ballard

  [nggallery id=12] Most covers are available as prints, please post a comment if interested or if you have any questions/suggestions we appreciate your input. Here's a link to a video of the recent book signing of Hardware.

Children of the Lens

Children of the Lens, E.E Doc Smith, Panther Science Fiction, London 1973. [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-spaceship/products/children-of-the-lens-1"]Buy a print[/button] John's print - Weston Creek, Australia John’s print David's print Oliver's print Joe's print [button link="http://chrisfossart.myshopify.com/collections/fine-art-spaceship/products/children-of-the-lens-1"]Buy a print[/button]

Chris sketching on special edition prints

Children of the Lens The Overman Culture

The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss (Special Edition)

The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss (Special Edition) is now available for US based Foss fans. Please standby for further info on UK and Europe release dates, or keep in touch via Facebook / Twitter. Signed copies of the standard edition are available from Forbidden Planet, UK. Unsigned copies of Hardware: The Definitive SF Works of Chris Foss are available from Amazon UK. Drop me an email if you'd like...

EE 'Doc' Smith

[nggallery id=9] Most covers are available as prints, please post a comment if interested or if you have any questions/suggestions we appreciate your input. Here's a link to a video of the recent book signing of Hardware.

Asimov

[nggallery id=8] more covers on the way. Here's a link to a video of the recent book signing of Hardware. Most of the covers are available as prints, please email Imogene for more info: foss@chrisfossart.com And do post any comments, we appreciate your input to the site.