Darrell Warner

Darrell Warner is an International Award Winning Artist & Illustrator based in The Cotswolds, U.K. Traditionally trained he graduated from Falmouth School of Art in 1984 with Distinctions in Drawing & Painting. Although trained in oils, Darrell paints exclusively in watercolour, constantly trying to push the perception of the medium. With over 38 years of freelance professional practice supplying high quality artwork to the advertising, publishing, editorial and movie industries, he has for the past twenty plus years specialised in the very disciplined area of Costume Concept Illustration for feature film. Continuing to practice traditionally in combination with his exacting approach to portraiture subsequently makes Darrell a very unique artist who constantly strives to produce timeless portraits and is highly admired within those realms. AKA 'The Graphite Gangster'......Quietly getting on with it.

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/16


From Star Wars to Harry Potter: UK Film Industry

Sunday 10/16 1:40PM - 2:40PM Room 211

Dermot Power, Rob Bliss, Nicole Hendrix, Concept Art Association, Jack Dudman, Rachel Meinerding, Darrell Warner, Brooke Dibble

Join Concept Art Association in a discussion with UK-based concept artist’s Dermot Power, Rob Bliss, Darrell Warner, Jack Dudman and Brooke Dibble. With an impressive combined resume the panelists have worked on everything from Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dr Strange, Harry Potter, Wonder Woman and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to name but a few. This is sure to be an insightful conversation touching on subjects such as what it looks like to be one of the first on a project during pre-production, collaboration with directors, costume designers and production designers and the ups and downs of the freelance lifestyle of a concept artist. Followed by a Q&A.