Chris "Fangorn" Baker

Marlfox cover by Fangorn

Christopher "Chris" Baker (also known as Fangorn) was a cover artist for British and German versions of the Redwall books. He also provided the interior illustrations for three books and served as a creative consultant for the Redwall TV Series. Baker works as a storyboard and film conceptual artist, and has worked with Stanley Kubrick.

Baker's pseudonym "Fangorn" is derived from a character of J.R.R Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series.

He was born August 17th, 1960, in Birmingham, England.

Education: Bournville School of Art


  • Gravity (2012) (concept artist)
  • Leap Year (2010) (storyboard artist)
  • The Tale of Despereaux (2008) (environmental designer)
  • Quantum of Solace (2008) (conceptual design and storyboards)
  • Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) (storyboard artist)
  • The Golden Compass (2007) (storyboard artist)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) - concept/storyboards (in 2004)
  • Corpse Bride (2005) - concept design (in 2003)
  • Big Fish (2003) - storyboards (in 2002)
  • Road to Perdition (2002) - storyboards (in 2000)
  • The Time Machine (2002) - concept/storyboard artist (uncredited) (in 2000)
  • Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001) - concept/storyboard artist (in 1999)
  • Eyes Wide Shut (1999) - concept artist (in 1996)


Chris "Fangorn" Baker, older image

UK covers and UK/US illustrations

UK covers only

German covers



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