Philip Castle

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Philip Castle (born 1943 in London, England), is a British airbrush artist.[1]

Castle is best known for designing posters for the Stanley Kubrick film A Clockwork Orange and for Paul McCartney's Wings tour, among others. He was also responsible for the artwork of the hard rock video magazine, Hard'n'Heavy. Castle also produced cover art for the seminal computer game Elite and its accompanying novella, as well as the European poster for the Tim Burton film Mars Attacks!, and covers for David Bowie, The Cars and Pulp.

Most recently he was commissioned to create the artwork for Metronomy's 2008 album Nights Out as well as their single "Heartbreaker".[2][3]

Philip also designed the posters for the Royal International Air Tattoo, held at RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire, United Kingdom, for the 2008, 2009 and 2010 events.[1][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Famous film poster artist adds special touch to air tattoo (From Swindon Advertiser)". Swindonadvertiser.co.uk. 2007-03-27. Retrieved 2011-09-14. 
  2. ^ "NASHVILLE NIGHTS » » [Interview] Metronomy". Nashvillenightsblog.com. Retrieved 2011-09-16. 
  3. ^ "Metronomy - Heartbreaker (CD) at Discogs". Discogs.com. Retrieved 2011-09-16. 
  4. ^ "Artist Philip Castle has designed the poster for the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford (From Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard)". Wiltsglosstandard.co.uk. 2009-02-27. Retrieved 2011-09-14.