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Froud, Brian

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Personal name headingFroud, Brian
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LocatedDevon (England)
Birth date1947-05-06
Place of birthWinchester (England)
Field of activityFantasy
Profession or occupationIllustrators
Found inLamb, C. A midsummer nights's dream, 1972.
Jones, T. Strange stains and mysterious smells, 1996: CIP t.p. (Brian Froud) data sheet (b. 05/06/47)
The pressed fairy journal of Madeline Cottington, 2016: title page (by Brian and Wendy Froud)
Wikipedia, via WWW, July 7, 2017 (Brian Froud; Brian Froud (born 1947) is an English fantasy illustrator; he lives and works in Devon with his wife, Wendy Froud, who is also a fantasy artist; he was born in Winchester, England; Froud was the conceptual designer and costume designer for the films The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth (both in conjunction with Jim Henson's Creature Shop); he collaborated with Terry Jones on The Goblins of the Labyrinth (1986, re-issued in abridged form as The Goblin Companion: A Field Guide to Goblins in 1996), and subsequently on a number of non-Labyrinth-related books about fairies and goblins, namely of the "Lady Cottington" series, such as Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Bookl he has also worked with American writer Ari Berk on more recent books, including Goblins and "The Runes of Elfland", and produced art books such as Good Faeries/Bad Faeries; one of his most famous art books, Faeries, produced in collaboration with Alan Lee, was the basis of a 1981 animated feature of the same name)