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Wayne Barlowe
Avatar Concept Artist



Pascal Blanchť
Avatar the Game Art Director



Ryan Church
Avatar Concept Artist



Dylan Cole
Avatar Concept Artist



Kasra Farahani
Avatar Concept Artist



Miguel A. Fuertes
Avatar Senior Animator



Neville Page
Avatar Creature Designer



Jordu Schell
Lead Characters Designer




From Neville's Personal Work
Online Gallery


From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery

From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery

From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery

From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery

From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery



Artist Neville Page

Avatar Concept Artist &
Creature Designer Neville Page


Excerpts from Neville's Bio page: When one looks at Neville Pageís background and family, it really is no surprise that he would be involved in some form of creativity.

His parents met in the theatre in Great Britain, his mother a dancer and father a musician. They eventually joined the circus, where his father played in the band and mother found herself atop an elephant waving at the crowd in a feathery outfit.

When his family moved to the U.S.A. in 1970, the showbiz mentality followed them. His mother continued to perform and teach dance, whilst his father created the most outrageous Halloween costumes for his children that anyone in their Chicago neighborhood had ever seen.

He wanted to be in the sci-fi movies and at the time he did not even know that design existed. At 17, Neville packed up the car and drove cross-country to Hollywood to pursue the infamous dream. After completing two years of acting school, he was primed and ready for the big screen. Auditions trickled in and tables kept getting served. It was not until his girlfriendís mother questioned his ability to provide, that he himself began to question his ability to provide. With that realization, Neville called his mother and announced, thatís it, Iím out.

What was that school on the hill above the Rose Bowl you have been talking about? Literally, as he hung up the phone with his mother, excited at the prospect that he would pursue a new career entirely, it rang again. It was the big break. He was hired to appear on the soap opera General Hospital. Whether it was fate or typecasting, he was to play a waiter. Shortly thereafter, his character was dropped and the real career would begin. However, once at Art Center College of Design, he realized his true calling. Although he did not understand completely what it was that he was doing, it felt 100% right.

So right, in fact, that he graduated with honors in 1990 and immediately started a design consultancy with his roommate, who would eventually become his best friend and studio partner, Scott Robertson. Together he and Scott developed a wide range of products from durable medical goods to action figures. Eventually, they found themselves teaching at the Art Center campus in Switzerland until its unfortunate demise in 1996. Upon returning to Los Angeles, Neville resumed teaching at Art Center and took on the position as Assistant Chair of Product Design. Additionally, he teaches at the Otis College of Art and Design and also at The GnomonSchool of Visual Effects.

Since Neville returned from Switzerland his growing client list includes: Jakks Pacific Toys, BMW subsidiary Designworks/USA, Mattel Toys, Nike, Rock Shox, Universal Studiosí Men in Black-The Ride, 20th Century-Fox, Fiat; and the feature films Minority Report, Planet of the Apes, X-Men 2 & 3, The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe, Superman, James Cameronís Avatar, JJ Abramís Cloverfield, Zach Snyderís The Watchmen, Louis Leterrierís The Hulk, and JJ Abramís Star Trek 11.

In addition to his teaching career, Neville is currently involved as a design consultant for the entertainment, toy, and automotive industries; and is developing his own line of educational art products. To see Neville's art, go to his website NevillePage.com.


FILMOGRAPHY

Piranha 3-D (2010) (creature designer), Avatar (2009) (concept artist) (creature designer),
Star Trek (2009) (head creature designer) (creature designer) (character designer) (actor),
Watchmen (2009) (creature designer: sculptor), Cloverfield (2008)(creature designer)



Neville's head sketch of the Banshee from The Art of Avatar Book


Neville's head sketch of the Banshee

From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery

All artwork copyright Neville Page or their respective copyright holder. Do not use without permission.


From Neville's Personal Work Online Gallery


Avatar Concept Artist Neville Page:
"Avatar is an incredible ride of esthetics"

Sidebar's audio show features Avatar's Lead Creature Supervisor and Illustrator Neville Page who discusses his background, current projects, Cameron's illustration portfolio, and Avatar.
Excerpt: sidebarnation.com


From Sidebar: "Cloverfield and the upcoming Avatar, Watchmen, Star Trek, Tron and Piranha 3-D all have one thing in common - concept designer and artist, Neville Page.

Most people don't know who the designers are on films (or anything else for that matter) because designers almost never get the spotlight. Almost. Today, that's gonna change, especially for one Mr. Page.

After a few years of waiting tables, Neville realized this other career pursuit wasn't working out and enrolled at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. It was there he met his best friend and future business partner, Scott Robertson. They struck a bond and after graduation, started a consultancy firm together. They also started teaching at Art Center and both still do to this day." Not much is revealed in this audio show, but he touches a little on Avatar and an amusing story of Cameron showcasing his own art portfolio to Neville.




Artist Neville Page

Creature Designer Neville
Page Talks Star Trek
Star Trek's lead creature designer discusses coming up with Big Red and Polarilla along with a few other surprises.
By Bill Desowitz | Excerpt: vfxworld.com


Neville Page, Lead Creature Designer on Star Trek. J.J. Abrams enjoyed Neville Page's creature design for Cloverfield so much that he invited him to beam aboard his Star Trek reboot.

Page tells VFXWorld what it was like designing the two creatures from Delta Vega, along with providing a sneak peek at two other projects: Tron and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Unfortunately, he's still under a vow of secrecy concerning James Cameron's Avatar. Click the link above to read the interview.




Artist Neville Page

Neville Page Interview
io9 Talks To Cloverfield Monster Designer Neville Page
By Kevin Kelly | Excerpt: io9.com


From I09: We've showcased Neville Page's conceptual artwork and designs before. Now we're psyched because he's finally allowed to talk to us about his design for our favorite recent movie monster, "Clover" (as he calls it) from Cloverfield.

Right now, Page is working on James Cameron's Avatar, the movie adaptation of Watchmen, and J.J. Abrams' new Star Trek. But with the new Clovie toy out, all we wanted to do was talk monster. And we got some good answers.

Did you know Clover has more than one way to eat? Find out everything you want to know about the Cloverfield monster in our interview with Page. Click on the link above to read the interview.




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