As two of the most acclaimed fantasy artists working today, Boris and Julie have produced art for book covers, album covers, trading cards, posters, and calendars (in Boris' case) for over 30 years-and have seen 15 books published celebrating their breathtaking work.Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: The Ultimate Illustrations is the newest must-have book for Boris and Julie fans. Ultimate Illustrations presents the first collection of their sketches in over 15 year and features 100 previously unpublished illustrations. Drawings range from delicate fantasy art to bold covers and album designs. All pieces are stunning works of art in their own right, inspirational to fantasy aficionados and artists, and invaluable additions to all Boris and Julie collectors' portfolios.
Robert Dybdal graduated from The Ohio State University and has been with The Aerospace Corporation since 1968 where he is a Distinguished Engineer. His work actively involves satellite technology development and planning, system design and testing for both the space and user segments for both military and commercial customers. In addition to working with the U.S. Air Force, Bob also provides support under contract to NATO, ICO, Thuraya, Astra, Superbird, and Optus space segment programs. His professional involvement includes IEEE and AMTA and he holds patents in instrumentation, adaptive antennas, antenna tracking, satellite transponder architectures, and microwave components.Julie Ness Bell, Ph.D., is founder and president ofThe Mind of a Champion, a Texas-based coachingfirm that works with athletes, individuals, and companies,including Time Warner, State Farm, andErnst & Young. She earned her bachelor's degreein psychology from Oklahoma State and a master'sand doctorate of sports psychology from theUniversity of Virginia. Dr. Bell wrote PerformanceIntelligence at Work with Robin Pou, J.D., a successfulentrepreneur whose experience leading peopleand growing businesses has provided him with anup-close view of how individual and organizationalthinking influence performance.