Chris Solarski

Chris Solarski (SOLARSKI STUDIO) is among the world’s leading experts on art and storytelling in video games. His first book—Drawing Basics and Video Game Art (Watson-Guptill 2012) has been translated into Japanese and Korean. His second book—Interactive Stories and Video Game Art (CRC Press 2017)—has been described as gaming’s equivalent to Story, the classic book on screenwriting by Robert McKee, and is endorsed by Hollywood film director, Marc Forster. He has given talks worldwide, including the Smithsonian’s landmark The Art of Video Games exhibition, SXSW, GDC Europe, and FMX Stuttgart. Chris is currently collaborating with internationally renowned artist, Phil Hale, to develop an indie game based on the Johnny Badhair series of paintings.