Christopher "Fangorn" Baker

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Christopher "Fangorn" Baker
Born Christopher Baker
August 17
Birmingham, England
Nationality British
Area(s) Painter, Illustrator
Pseudonym(s) Fangorn
Notable works
Redwall

Christopher Baker (usually known as Chris Baker but also professionally as Fangorn), (b. August 17, in Birmingham, England) is a cover artist for British and German versions of the Redwall books, as well as a storyboard and film conceptual artist, most notably with filmmakers Stanley Kubrick and Tim Burton.

Baker's pseudonym "Fangorn" is derived from the name of a forest in J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Biography[edit]

Baker received his education at the Bournville School of Art.

In the early 1990s, Fangorn provided art for Games Workshop, including the covers art of boxed games Advanced Space Crusade, the Space Hulk supplements Deathwing and Genestealer, and Battle for Armageddon, as well as the covers of several issues of White Dwarf magazine. He also worked alongside Stan Nicholls creating the art for the David Gemmell graphic novels Legend and Waylander.

In addition to his many covers in the Redwall series, Fangorn also contributed artwork to Redwall Map & Riddler and Redwall Friend & Foe.

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