Denis Beauvais

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Denis Beauvais
Born 1962
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Education Self-taught
Known for Fantasy art
Notable work Freelance
Spouse(s) Betsy McLean

Denis ("Den") Beauvais (born 1962) is a Canadian artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games. He was born and raised in Ottawa.[1]


Den Beauvais spent one year studying in the art program at the High School of Commerce, but is otherwise self-taught.[1] Beauvais has done cover art on books, magazines, and game boxes. He won the Eagle Award in 1989 for Favourite Comic Book Cover for Aliens, and was nominated for the Chesley Award for Best Paper Back/Hard Cover Artist in 1992 and 1994.[2] He has also done work for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, including doing 13 covers for Dragon beginning in 1983.[1][3][4] His Dungeons & Dragons covers include Temple of the Frog, and Van Richten's Guide to Vampires.[5] He also licensed work to Dark Horse Comics, and worked on the Predator comics.[1]

Although Beauvais spent much of the 2000s in the US,[citation needed] he now lives with his second wife in Vancouver.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d Saxberg, Lynn (April 4, 1990). "Dragons and demons make Aylmer artist famous", Ottawa Citizen, p. E3.
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  3. ^ Eisenthal, Bram (July 16, 1993). "Batman 'inker' swooping into town for comic-book convention", The Gazette, p. C10.
  4. ^ (September 28, 1991). "Science Fiction Convention isn't just for Star Trek fans and UFO-watchers", The Gazette, p. E11.
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