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5th Jan '14 8:17:13 PM PaulA
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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in the Seventies with notables like Creator/FrankFrazetta and Creator/BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into subgenres, one such subgenre was Faerie Art. Brian Froud ''is'' Faerie Art.

Most people will recognize him for his work on the films ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkCrystal'', in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.

Froud's homepage can be found [[http://www.worldoffroud.com/ here]].

!!Notable projects
* ''Film/TheDarkCrystal''
* ''Literature/{{Faeries}}'': An art book co-produced by Froud and Creator/AlanLee; probably Froud's best-known work. Spawned an obscure 1981 animated TV special.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}''
** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[Creator/MontyPython Terry Jones]].
* ''Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book'', another collaboration with Terry Jones.

!!Tropes in his work
* DarkerAndEdgier: Though still very whimsical.
* TheFairFolk
* OurFairiesAreDifferent
* WorldBuilding

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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in the Seventies with notables like Creator/FrankFrazetta and Creator/BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into subgenres, one such subgenre was Faerie Art. Brian Froud ''is'' Faerie Art.

Most people will recognize him for his work on the films ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' and ''Film/TheDarkCrystal'', in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.

Froud's homepage can be found [[http://www.worldoffroud.com/ here]].

!!Notable projects
* ''Film/TheDarkCrystal''
* ''Literature/{{Faeries}}'': An art book co-produced by Froud and Creator/AlanLee; probably Froud's best-known work. Spawned an obscure 1981 animated TV special.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}''
** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[Creator/MontyPython Terry Jones]].
* ''Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book'', another collaboration with Terry Jones.

!!Tropes in his work
* DarkerAndEdgier: Though still very whimsical.
* TheFairFolk
* OurFairiesAreDifferent
* WorldBuilding
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5th Jan '14 8:16:36 PM PaulA
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5th Jan '14 8:15:36 PM PaulA
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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in TheSeventies with notables like FrankFrazetta and BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into {{Sub Genre}}s, one such subgenre was FaerieArt. BrianFroud ''is'' FaerieArt.

Most people will recognize him for his work on the films ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' and ''TheDarkCrystal'', in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.

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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in TheSeventies the Seventies with notables like FrankFrazetta Creator/FrankFrazetta and BorisVallejo, Creator/BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into {{Sub Genre}}s, subgenres, one such subgenre was FaerieArt. BrianFroud Faerie Art. Brian Froud ''is'' FaerieArt.

Faerie Art.

Most people will recognize him for his work on the films ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' and ''TheDarkCrystal'', ''Film/TheDarkCrystal'', in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.



* ''TheDarkCrystal''
* ''{{Faeries}}'': An art book co-produced by Froud and AlanLee; probably Froud's best-known work. Spawned an obscure 1981 animated TV special.

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* ''TheDarkCrystal''
''Film/TheDarkCrystal''
* ''{{Faeries}}'': ''Literature/{{Faeries}}'': An art book co-produced by Froud and AlanLee; Creator/AlanLee; probably Froud's best-known work. Spawned an obscure 1981 animated TV special.




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* ''Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Book'', another collaboration with Terry Jones.
2nd Nov '12 8:07:58 AM ajehy
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Froud's homepage can be found [[http://www.worldoffroud.com/www/main.cfm here]].

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Froud's homepage can be found [[http://www.worldoffroud.com/www/main.cfm com/ here]].
7th Oct '12 7:45:41 AM elimeli
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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in TheSeventies with notables like FrankFrazetta and BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into SubGenres, one such subgenre was FaerieArt. BrianFroud ''is'' FaerieArt.

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Brian Froud is well known for FantasyArt, mainly focusing of faerie folk. After the rise of FantasyArt in TheSeventies with notables like FrankFrazetta and BorisVallejo, the cladistic tree of FantasyArt and grew and branched into SubGenres, {{Sub Genre}}s, one such subgenre was FaerieArt. BrianFroud ''is'' FaerieArt.
26th Aug '12 7:10:38 PM Filby
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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[Creator/MontyPython Terry Jones]].

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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[Creator/MontyPython Terry Jones]].
26th Aug '12 7:08:54 PM Filby
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* DarkerAndEdgier

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* DarkerAndEdgierDarkerAndEdgier: Though still very whimsical.
20th Jul '12 11:43:27 AM FELH2
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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[MontyPython Terry Jones]].

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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[MontyPython [[Creator/MontyPython Terry Jones]].



* WorldBuilding

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* WorldBuilding
8th Dec '11 8:49:53 PM Sheora
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Most people will recognize him for his work on the films Film/{{Labyrinth}} and TheDarkCrystal, in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.

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Most people will recognize him for his work on the films Film/{{Labyrinth}} ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'' and TheDarkCrystal, ''TheDarkCrystal'', in which his concept art provided the foundation for the extensive WorldBuilding seen in those films.
8th Dec '11 4:32:02 AM Filby
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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by [[MontyPython Terry Jones]].

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** ''The Goblin Companion'': An art book with concept art from the movie, written by featuring humorous biographies of dozens of goblins and fleshing out the world of the Labyrinth. Illustrated by Froud and written by ''Labyrinth'' screenwriter [[MontyPython Terry Jones]].
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