One look at Peter Konig’s resume is all it takes to see that he is a modern-day Renaissance man of the entertainment industry! Over his near 4 decades in the industry, Peter has worked as a concept designer, sculptor, illustrator, special effects artist, 3D artist, AND art director on films like “Jurassic Park,” “Starship Troopers,” “Blade II,” and “Arrival,” just to name a few, as well as the upcoming “Thor: Love and Thunder,” and “Nope”. In this interview, Peter talks about how he became interested in visual effects, what it was like working in the industry during the ‘80s, how he taught himself how to sculpt and create art in a pre-computer era, what he thinks about the future of AI-generated art, and much more!
Meet Your Heroes
Schoolism interviews your artistic heroes, finding out where and how they came to learn their artistic techniques, and how they got to where they are in the entertainment, art, and illustration industries.