THE go-to music biz designer in Los Angeles, Luke has generated a massive cult following for his idiosyncratic artwork, high-speed caricaturing, Sad Chewie social media phenomenon and for his work with Jack Black and others. The new star of MAD Magazine, he’s an inspiration to rising talents and a great musician too!
Originally from Manchester, UK, illustrator, cartoonist, animator and designer Luke McGarry has quickly become the most sought-after young cartoonist in Los Angeles.
He has created animated commercials for clients as diverse as the IFC movie channel and VISA, and animated music videos for major label recording artists including Jack Black and Tenacious D. His print clients range from MAD Magazine and the anarchic UK comic Viz to Playboy and Bloomberg Businessweek, he’s the go-to designer for some of the biggest festivals and music promoters in the States, and his online work for clients such as Myspace and Super Deluxe routinely goes viral, whether it’s Kanye West Valentine cards or the “Sad Chewie” series that sent Star Wars fans into a retweeting frenzy
Along with his twin brother Joe, he heads up design outfit Fantastic Heat Brothers, and he sings, plays bass and twiddles knobs in their indie duo Pop Noir, who have shared the stage with the likes of Doves, The Wombats, Robyn and Sebastien Tellier.
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