Lil Tuffy, whose real name is Alan Forbes, is an American illustrator and graphic artist known for his distinct style and contributions to the world of music, particularly concert posters and album covers. Born in the 1970s, he has gained recognition for his work with several iconic bands and musicians, including The Black Keys, The White Stripes, Queens of the Stone Age, and many others. His work is characterized by a unique blend of vintage and modern elements, often incorporating intricate line work, bold typography, and eye-catching colors. He has a knack for creating visually striking designs that capture the spirit of the bands and events he works with. Lil Tuffy's art has been exhibited in galleries and has appeared in numerous books and publications. He is an influential figure in the contemporary music and design communities, and his work has left a lasting impact on the visual culture of rock and roll.