Doug Kovacs at Gen Con on August 7, 2011
|Known for||Fantasy art|
Douglas Kovacs is an artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games.
Early life and education
Doug Kovacs was born in 1973, and grew up in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. In 1996 he received a BA from Columbia College Chicago.
Doug Kovacs has worked as a freelance illustrator for Wizards of the Coast on the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game. He has been working on a series of metal plate paintings depicting Green Men since 1999. His work has been described as "detailed fantasy and science fiction renderings of mythical creatures". Doug also worked with Goodman Games in developing Dungeon Crawl Classics, and painted the covers for many of the modules and rulebooks. There is an award named after him at the Gen Con Art Show which is given out to the artist for being "[most like] Doug Kovacs".
- "Des Plaines Art Guild". Daily Herald. January 10, 2011. Retrieved October 2, 2012. – via HighBeam Research (subscription required)
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