HP Kolb was born June 28, 1957 in Heidelberg - Heddesheim, Germany.
His grandfather was a landscape painter and taught his grandson how to deal with a brush and oil paints. Ships and the sea were the first motives.
After a motorcycle accident, he was unemployed. Then he started taking pictures and then he developed a new interest: digital airbrushing. To date, he has developed this technique to perfection, with which it is in contemporary art special status. His style - fotosurrealistischen. His art is a fantasy world.