Posted by Chris on July 31, 2012 at 12:00 AM CST
There are 35 artists attending Celebration VI which means 35 exclusive art prints to hunt down. Today, we continue our Artist Spotlight series with Carlos Garzon & Grant Gould.



Artist: Carlos Garzon
Title: Battle of Hoth
Size: 19" x 13"
Paper: Cougar 100lb. for Digital Colors, Super Smooth
Price: $40
Edition Size: 250

Carlos Garzón was born in Bogotá, Columbia, in 1945. A self-taught artist, he has loved comics since childhood. In 1967, he created his own adventure comic strip, El Dago. His art samples eventually came to the attention of artist Al Williamson, who invited Garzón to work with him in New York. In 1970, Garzón became Williamson's assistant on the comic strip Secret Agent Corrigan, and soon found himself penciling and inking other "realistic style" comic strips, including Big Ben Bolt and Rip Kirby. As a team, Williamson concentrated on penciling and inking the figures while Garzón penciled and inked the detailed vehicles and backgrounds, a process that had them frequently passing pages back and forth between their drawing tables. Their collaborations include the comic book adaptations of The Empire Strikes Back, Blade Runner, and Return of the Jedi. A versatile cartoonist, Garzón also drew many Flash Gordon and Bugs Bunny stories for Gold Key comics. He lives in Florida.



Artist: Grant Gould
Title: Heroes of the Clone Wars
Size: 18" x 24"
Paper: 100lb Gloss
Price: $45
Edition Size: 200

Grant Gould is a freelance artist whose work includes the Star Wars Celebration V badges, Draw Star Wars: The Clone Wars kids' book, the Star Wars: The Clone Wars web-comics, a variety of features for StarWars.com, numerous Star Wars card sets for Topps, and much more.
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Moving into our nineteenth year of shooting Star Wars collectibles, we pause for a moment to consider legacy. Our photography is obviously recognizable because of the blue background, but looking further back, especially after we published The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker galleries last December, we've put our minds to offering more classic Kenner backgrounds to our galleries. Follow this link to have a look and then let us know if you'd like to continue to explore this train of thought.
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