James Cameron spent years creating Avatar’s floating islands and crazy dragons, and then an army of concept artists brought them to life. But maybe they had some inspiration from somewhere else? Like classic album-cover artist Roger Dean? Behold the evidence.
Chances are, if you’ve looked at a weirdshistic record cover by Yes, Asia or other bands, you’ve admired Roger Dean’s paintings of surreal landscapes. If you’ve ever seen all good people turn their heads each day, then you’re already a Dean fan.