Ken Kelly, one of the proficient fantasy artists of the previous 50 years, has handed away on the age of 76.
The nephew of Frank Frazetta, Kelly is legendary for his work on album covers, having achieved all the things from KISS’ Destroyer to Rainbow’s Rising to a complete bunch of items for Manowar LPs.
Kelly additionally labored intently with a number of main toy firms within the Nineteen Eighties, with maybe his most recognisable contributions coming along with his Masters of the Universe and Micronauts work, whereas he was additionally chargeable for a few of the coolest Star Wars: Expanded Universe stuff from the Nineties and onwards as nicely.
In addition to his extra industrial work, although, Kelly was additionally notable merely for the quantity of badass fantasy artwork he was capable of create all through his profession, generally for Conan the Barbarian, different instances simply because he had an thought for one thing extremely steel.
You can see extra of Kelly’s works at his private web site.