Paul Shipper specializes in traditional and digitally illustrated works of art. His talents allow him to work with numerous industries; entertainment, advertising and publishing. Working from his Studio in Hamilton, New Zealand, his clients span the globe.
Growing up in the UK, with a pencil permanently attached to his hand, he realized his unique talents. Paul followed his passion for art and design through high school and college. He graduated with a B.A. in Illustration in 1997.
Some of his working achievements have included becoming an approved artist for Lucasfilm, creating official cover art for the IDW Star Trek: Khan Series as well as working with well-known clients such as AMC, Penguin Books, GQ Magazine, Topps Inc. The Sunday Times and JWT, New York.
His work has been appreciated by some key players within the film industry, including J.J. Abrams, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, Lana and Andy Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, Tom Hanks, Jacob Vaughan and Karl Urban.
Paul also enjoys being involved in the collectible print world. He has original work and prints available at a number of Pop Culture Galleries in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Paris, France.
When he isn’t working on illustration projects, you will find Paul sketching, taking photos, making music, playing drums or piano. He loves spending precious time with his family and friends and exploring the New Zealand countryside.