Stephan Martiniere was kind enough to share some of the concept artwork he created for Guardians of the Galaxy, directed by James Gunn, who wrote the screenplay with Nicole Perlman, and features an ensemble cast including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel, and Bradley Cooper as the titular Guardians, along with Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, and Benicio del Toro.
Stephan Martiniere is a concept artist and illustrator with over 25 years of experience working in the film, animation and video game industry as well as other entertainment fields.
Stephan has worked on films such as 300: Rise of an Empire, Star Wars: Episodes 2 and 3, Virus, Titan AE, Red Planet, and I, Robot.
He has also released several art books including Quantum Dreams: The Art of Stephan Martiniere and Quantumscapes: The Art of Stephan Martiniere. More concept art can be viewed in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Art of the Movie, released August 12, 2014.
All images used with permission by the artist.