RIVALS: Gods & Machines

Paul Gerrard

Available June 2022


You may not know his name but you know his incredible designs
British concept designer Paul Gerrard has created some of the most memorable and celebrated costume and character designs in film and TV. From Hellboy to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Battle: Los Angeles, his surreal sci-fi figures and landscapes have captured the imagination and admiration of movie and art fans worldwide. This stunning art book presents what we all want to know: What is the story behind these otherworldly, phantasmagorical creatures? How did they come to be? Here are Gerrard’s best-known fan-favorite creations alongside all-new and never-before-seen gods and machines. An image of each creature is paired with texts that reveal Gerrard’s thought process and artistic vision. Includes a Q&A with the author about his creative process and technical work. Immerse yourself in this dark-fantasy world—it’s a place you’ll never forget.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 120 full color | 144 pp
ISBN13: 9780764363993

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Paul Gerrard is one of the film industry's most sought-after concept designers. He is best known for his designs of characters, costumes, and landscapes for films such as Wrath of the Titans, Battle: Los Angeles, Hellboy, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He lives in England, where he conjures up these and many more otherworldly gods and machines.