Play! Artist Spotlight: Cliff Nielsen

Cliff Nielsen is a renowned illustrator best known for his work on projects such as Star Wars, The X-Files, and Chronicles of Narnia. His illustrations have been recognized for their excellence by the Society of Illustrators, Print, and Spectrum among others and he’s done work for major print and comic book publishers, including titles for world famous authors such as Stephen King, John Grisham, Madeleine L’Engle, C.S. Lewis, Ursula Leguin, Cassandra Clare, Washington Irvine, and Edgar Allan Poe. Cliff has been an international speaker on digital art and has served as a judge for the Society of Illustrators and a variety of professional illustration award programs.

Check out a few examples of his photorealistic work below.

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To see more of Cliff’s work, browse his Play! Illustration portfolio.
Cliff Nielsen is represented by Shannon Associates.