Daniel Horne

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Daniel Horne
Born 1960
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality American
Known for Fantasy art

Daniel Horne is an artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games.

Early life[edit]

Daniel R. Horne was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1960.[1]


Daniel Horne has produced interior and cover illustrations for role-playing game books since 1986. In addition to several covers for Dragon and Dungeon magazine, Horne illustrated the covers of several Dungeons & Dragons books, including Talons of Night (1987), The Shattered Statue (1987), Fate of Istus (1989), Dark and Hidden Ways (1990), and the World Builder's Guidebook (1996). Horne also did role-playing game work for Iron Crown Enterprises, West End Games, Alderac Entertainment Group, and Troll Lord Games.

Horne also illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

His work is included in the book Masters of Dragonlance Art.[2]

He is also an illustrator of children's books, including Young Merlin by Robert D. San Souci.[3] One reviewer wrote that his "bold illustrations shimmer with magic",[4] and another said that "Horne's stunning color illustrations are appropriately dark and mysterious."[5]



  1. ^ http://web.mac.com/danielhorne/Daniel_R._Horne/Biography.html
  2. ^ D'Ammassa, Don (January 2003). "Masters of Dragonlance Art", Chronicle 25 (1): 30.
  3. ^ Grieve, Valerie (November 17, 1990). "Bookstand: Young Merlin by Robert D. San Souci", Kingston Whig-Standard.
  4. ^ Hart, Paula (March 30, 1996). "Storytelling in all its myth and majesty", The Vancouver Sun, p. D12.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Edward T (May 1999). "Young Merlin", Book Links 8 (5): 31.

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