Featured Artists

Arneson, Chris

Chris Arneson graduated from UW Whitewater with a BFA in 1996. As a freelance illustrator he has had the pleasure of working on such CCGs as World of Warcraft, Legend of the Five Rings, Legend of the Burning Sands, Doomtown, Rifts, Wheel of Time and Warlord. Being a local to the Lake the Geneva area he considered himself lucky to get to work with Jim Ward, Lester Smith and Tim Brown on their Dragon Elves game. Lately he has been having a ton of fun freelancing for Joseph Goodman, of Goodman Games, on his MCC and DCC lines, including multiple modules from their Lankhmar Kickstarter. Read full biography...

    Braun, Jason

    Jason Braun is a freelance illustrator who lives in an unpronounceable Wisconsin town. He graduated from UW-Milwaukee in 1998 and worked as a graphic designer for years before leaving the corporate world to focus on his art. In addition to his OSR credits, which include Gamehole Publishing, Goblinoid Games, Chaotic Henchmen Productions, Black Blade Publishing, and Pied Piper Publishing, Jason loves to create creepy horror art – just for funsies. He also writes and illustrates a semiweekly webcomic at TrollAndFriends.com. Read full biography...

      Butler, Jeff

      Jeff Butler was born in Madison Wisconsin. He is an American illustrator and comic book artist. Butler worked for TSR, in the art department for 5 years, illustrating products for D&D, and Marvel Super Heroes, Dragonlance novels, and other projects. Read full biography...

        Chumley, Brent

        Brent has produced art for a multitude of media including cover paintings, interior illustrations, collectible card art, cartography (maps), graphic design, page layout, t-shirt designs, miniatures paintings, concept art and commercial photography for a plethora of clients. Some of the gaming brands Brent has produced work for include: Dungeons & Dragons, D&D Dragonfire, Shadowrun, Legend of the Five Rings (CCG and RPG), Doomtown: Reloaded CCG, Metal Magic & Lore, The Vampire’s Codex, Bruce Heard’s Calidar fantasy campaign setting as well as his own
        Dragonverses® line of art.

        Brent lives in southern mid-Illinois and is available for commissions

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          Darlene the Artist

          Darlene is an American artist and calligrapher whose artwork appeared in early Dungeons & Dragons works published by TSR. Her best-known piece, the full-colour map of the Flanaess that accompanied the 1980 folio edition of the World of Greyhawk by Gary Gygax, was used as the basis of all subsequent Greyhawk publications and maps until Greyhawk publications were discontinued by Wizards of the Coast in 2008. Read full biography...

            Easley, Jeff

            Born in Nicholasville, Kentucky in 1954. He majored in art at Murray state university, and graduated with a BFA in 1976. After a brief freelance career, he came to TSR in 1982 as a staff artist. He served in that capacity throughout the WOTC merger, before parting ways in 2003. Today he continues to freelance from his home in Wisconsin. Read full biography...

              Elmore, Larry

              I have been creating fantasy and science fiction art for over 40 years.
              I was best known for the work I did at TSR Inc., the company that produced the role playing game Dungeons & Dragons. Read full biography...

                Kovacs, Doug

                Born in the United States in 1973. Doug Kovacs grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, playing with Star Wars figures, then GI-Joe, and later graduating to Dungeons and Dragons and other RPGs (which he continues to play to this day). He drew his way through High School, avoiding involvement in most things but art class, where he cultivated a love for all forms of painting and drawing. At 16 he thought he invented cubism, but then realized he was wrong. Read full biography...

                  LaForce, Dave ‘Diesel’

                  David S. LaForce is one of the first generation artist for Dungeons & Dragons. LaForce started his career in 1979 with TSR where he was initially hired in the shipping department. Catching the eye of David Sutherland, (head of TSR’s art department) who had him submit some sample drawings. Two of the three samples were bought and used for the Dungeon Master’s Guide. LaForce was hired by the art department where he remained until 1998. One of his first assignments was “C1: The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachin.” Many of his illustrations can be seen in the first Dungeons & Dragons manuals. LaForce’s love of historical map cartography can be depicted in the designs he has created in Dragonlance, Birthright and Dark Sun. Read full biography...

                    Otus, Erol

                    Erol Otus is an artist and game designer best known for his work on the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role playing game.  He was a member of TSR's art department from 1979 to 1981.  After TSR, Otus worked on computer games at several studios including Microprose, Spectrum Holobyte, Hasbro, and Toys For Bob/Activision; notable titles include Star Control 2 and the Skylanders franchise.  He lives in Berkeley CA and continues to create artwork for RPGs. Read full biography...

                      Pavlet, Terry

                      Terry was first published at age 14 by TSR. Graduated from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design with BFA’s in Illustration, Graphic Design, and Advertising. Freelances as Haus of Design, undertaking Illustration and Graphic Design, in comics, RPG, logos, etc. He has created works for the likes of in RPG/CCG work for Wizards of the Coast, Fantasy Flight Games, White Wolf, Frog God Games, TPK Games, comics for DC, Image, Disney. Read full biography...