GRAPHIC DESIGN ILLUSTRATOR
Illustrator and art director, Raid71, also known by his alter ego Chris Thornley, always wanted to draw comics. He spent 6 years studying Art and Design, inspired by Alan Moore and Grant Morrison, before realising his dream career as a full time graphic designer and illustrator.
His retro illustration style, classic take and detailed line work has charmed brands including Marvel, HSBC, British Transport Police, Farcry, Xbox, NME, Mercedes-Benz, Levis and the BBC, also creating licensed film posters for Bladerunner, Trainspotting and 2001: Space Odyssey.
Voted Lürzers Archive 200 Best Illustrators 2016/17
CommArts Illustration Award of Excellence 2017