Steve Anderson

Steve Anderson - Designer

Portland, OR, USA

Steve has illustrated book covers for over 27 published Star Wars novel covers, GI Joe and Dungeons & Dragons.

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With over 37 years in the art business, Steve Anderson has been an official Star Wars artist for Lucasfilm Licensing and their licensees since 1993. He was an artist for Hallmark Cards for eleven years, and it was there that he created Hallmark’s first Star Wars calendars, puzzles, gift wrap and handle bags. In 1997, he left Hallmark Cards to start his own freelance business, Steve Anderson Design. Since then, he’s created official licensed artwork for Lucasfilm Licensing for all nine Star Wars movies, the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the Disney/Lucasfilm series Star Wars: Rebels, the Disney+ series The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett and Star Wars: Ahsoka.Steve worked on the classic Indiana Jones style-guide as well as Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull and the newest film, Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.​Steve's been the cover artist on numerous New York Times best-selling Star Wars books for Random House including the movie novelizations for Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, and the prequel novel cover for the new Dungeons &  Dragon: The Road to Neverwinter. Others include Labyrinth of Evil, Shatterpoint, The Cestus Deception, Cloak of Deception, Jedi Trial, Yoda: Dark Rendezvous, Survivor's Quest, The Approaching Storm, Tatooinie Ghost, Traitor, Dark Journey, The Hive, A Forest Apart, A Practical Man, The New Essential Guides to: Alien Species, Characters, Droids, Weapons & Technology, Vehicles & Vessels and the movie novelization for G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.
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May, 1997 – Present (almost 26 years)

Steve has illustrated book covers for over 27 Official Star Wars novels, a Dungeons & Dragons prequel novel for the movie Dungeons & Dragons:The Road to Neverwinter and G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.

Artist/ Designer

Hallmark Cards, Inc.
February, 1987 – May, 1997 (about 10 years)

Portfolio (5 selected works)

Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves: The Road to Neverwinter

Random House Worlds, Fred Berman, Random House Audio

Star Wars: Shatterpoint: A Clone Wars Novel

Matthew Stover, Jonathan Davis, Random House Audio

Jedi Trial. David Sherman and Dan Cragg

David Sherman,Dan Cragg,Dan,Sherman, David Cragg

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