GrantGould.com

Grant is a freelance artist based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. In 1999, he graduated from Brown College with a degree in Visual Communications, winning awards for Editorial Layout, Video Editing & Postproduction, and Graphic Design. After college, Grant spent nearly seven years working as a graphic designer and production artist, and then in 2006 he made the jump to fulltime illustrator, after having worked on several extremely popular sketch card sets. Grant now focuses on a variety of work, including roleplaying and comic book art, character design, and much more.

If you're interested in hiring Grant for a project, please check out the commissions page.


Work History

Topps/Lucasfilm (2007)
Drew 500 Artist Sketch Cards for the Star Wars 30th Anniversary trading card set

Lucasfilm/StarWars.com (2007)
Created a "How To Draw R2-D2" feature for the official Star Wars Kids site

DC Comics/Rittenhouse Archives (2007)
Drew 300 Artist Sketch Cards for the DC Universe: Legacy trading card set

Lucasfilm (2007)
Exclusive limited edition Star Wars art print for Celebration IV.

Green Ronin Publishing (2007)
Created full-color interior illustrations for the Mutants & Masterminds "Hero High" RPG Sourcebook

Lucasfilm/StarWars.com (2007)
Created a "How To Draw Asajj Ventress" feature for the official Star Wars Kids site

Viper Comics "Sasquatch" (2007)
Wrote and illustrated a story for Josh Howard's comic "Sasquatch."

Damon Lindelof & ABC's "Lost" Team (2006)
Commissioned holiday gift artwork featuring the creative team behind the show "Lost."

White Silver Publishing (2006)
Illustration work for the "Ramlar" roleplaying game.

Project Whitecard Incorporated (2006)
Character concept work -- Designed, illustrated, and digitally colored two characters for company's advertising and promotion.

Pro Wrestling Torch/pwtorch.com (2006)
Created interior illustration for the September #933 issue.

Lucasfilm/StarWars.com (2006)
Created three LEGO Star Wars "How-To-Draw" tutorials for the official Star Wars Kids site, designed to promote the release of the unaltered Original Trilogy on DVD and "LEGO Star Wars II" videogame

Topps/New Line (2006)
Drew 1,106 Artist Sketch Cards for The Lord of the Rings: Masterpieces trading card set

IDW Publishing/Ben Templesmith (2006)
Drew pin-up art for "Wormwood: Gentleman Corpse" comic issue #3

Green Ronin Publishing (2006)
Created full-color interior illustrations for the Mutants & Masterminds "Ultimate Powers" RPG Sourcebook

Rittenhouse/Marvel (2006)
Drew 250 Artist Sketch Cards for the Marvel Heroes: The Complete Avengers trading card set

Lucasfilm/StarWars.com (2006)
Created a "How To Draw a Jawa" feature for the official Star Wars Kids site

IDW Publishing/Tom Waltz (2006)
Drew pin-up art for "Children of the Grave" trade paperback edition

Viper Comics (2005)
Drew pin-up art for "Oddly Normal" trade paperback edition

Topps/New Line (2005)
Drew 200 Artist Sketch Cards for The Lord of the Rings: Evolution trading card set

Topps/Lucasfilm (2005)
Drew 1,000 Artist Sketch Cards for the Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith trading card set

Marshall Field's/Macy's - Marketing/Plotter Dept. (2001-2006)
Graphic Designer (until 2002), Production Artist

Future Leaders of America (2000)
Logo Design

Target Corp. - Packaging/Poster Dept. (1999-2001)
Print Production & Graphic Design

Celebration IV Artwork previewed on StarWars.com:
http://starwars.com/community/event/celebration/news20070405.html

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw R2-D2:
http://www.starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20070321/index.html

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw Asajj Ventress:
http://www.starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20070228/index.html

"Lost" art mentioned at Newsarama:
http://blog.newsarama.com/2007/01/04/grant-gould-gets-lost/

"Lost" art mentioned at Comic World News:
http://www.comicworldnews.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?column=headlines&page=1362

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw LEGO Star Wars - The Return of the Jedi:
http://starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20060906/index.html

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw LEGO Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back:
http://starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20060830/index.html

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw LEGO Star Wars - A New Hope:
http://starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20060823/index.html

Star Wars Kids feature: How To Draw a Jawa:
http://starwars.com/kids/activity/draw/f20060517/index.html

Star Wars Artist Series: Grant Gould:
http://starwars.com/eu/explore/profile/f20060104/index.html

Newsarama Up & Coming: Grant Gould:
http://www.newsarama.com/forums/showthread.php?s=99bf8b63c24e192eaa50c334b465ea96&threadid=51738

Star Wars artist interview @ PopThought.com:
http://www.popthought.com/display_column.asp?DAID=941

Grant's Sketch Card for Hurricane Relief:
http://www.rebelscum.com/article.asp?i=94693

Grant featured @ StarWars.com:
http://starwars.com/collecting/news/topps/news20050328.html

Grant featured @ ComicFoundry.com:
http://www.comicfoundry.com/modules/wfsection/article.php?articleid=60

Grant featured @ TheForce.net:
http://fanart.theforce.net/imageFolio.cgi?direct=Prequels/Episode_3

Grant featured @ TheForce.net's 'Year in Review':
http://theforce.net/fanart/review/2004/september04.asp


You can reach Grant via the following P.O. Box address:
Grant Gould
1769 Lexington Ave. N. #156
Roseville, MN 55113.

Or you can reach him via email: grantgould @ hotmail.com