ABOUT THE IMAGE: Over a decade ago, world-renowned writer, J.K. Rowling created the world of Harry Potter, capturing the imaginations of millions of children and adults. Since then, followers of ‘the boy who lived’ have seen him grow though up through a seven-book series that takes place in a magical world of castles, creatures, witches and wizards. Creating Hogsmeade showcases the visual development process in film making. The top frame is Stuart Craig’s concept sketch, the middle frame the image rendered digitally in color, and the bottom a frame from the finished film.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Norman Stuart Craig (OBE) is a noted British production designer. He designed the sets on all of the Harry Potter film series films and at Potter author J. K. Rowling's request, he is worked with Universal Creative team to design the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal's Islands of Adventure theme park. He has been nominated for an Academy Award nine times, and has won three times. Craig was also nominated for an Art Directors Guild award and the Guild honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.