Peter Krisp is a commercial artist from Germany. He got his college degree as a display designer in 1970 and spent the 1970s working as a display designer, animator and communication artist. He started making cartoons and comic strips under the name Piiit Krisp in 1979. He was the main artist of books starring 'Lurchi', the mascot of the Salamander shoe factories, from 1979 until 1994. He worked initially in alternation with Georg Nickel and from 1989 on his own with writer Olav Sveistrup.
He has made comics and illustrations for the children's magazine Tabaluga and Benni by Sailer-Verlag from Nürnberg, as well as promotional comics for Ford ('F.O.R.D.', 'Ka-Comic' for Ford-Magazin), Verbraucher-Zentrale NRW ('Jupp') and Lux-Filter Express ('Henry'). His cartoons have been published all over the world, while he is mainly known in Germany for his comics and children's book illustrations (a.o. 'Papa Moll', 'Jan + Leo').