Filled with breathtaking artistry and fantastical images, White Cloud Worlds showcases the work of twenty-seven established and emerging artists in the area of science fiction and fantasy art. Take a journey through some of the most imaginative and creative minds of today, as they unveil spectacular, visually rich worlds occupied by mythical gods, beasts, aliens, elves, robots, and other legendary creatures. This book will give readers a chance to view more than one hundred pages of spectacular images of uniquely designed creatures and beings, as well as learn about the artists who created them. Each artist profile will include a brief biography and description of their method, and provide examples of their best work. Featuring Hollywood special effects artists, graphic designers, sculptors and illustrators, this book offers readers an in-depth look into wild imaginations. It also gives them the opportunity to learn where each artist draws his or her inspiration from, and how they got to where they are today. Within this book's pages, you will find detailed sketches, prints, and sculptures. From the utterly bizarre and remarkable, to the down-right creepy, White Cloud Worlds will be a must have for all science fiction and fantasy fans as well as those interested in art and graphic design. In addition to the twenty-seven artists included, the book will contain written contributions from some of the world's most celebrated leaders in the field of science fiction and fantasy art such as Guillermo Del Toro, Richard Taylor, Alan Lee, and John Howe.