Jon Foster (artist)

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Jon Foster

Jon Foster is an American freelance illustrator, penciler, and sculptor.


He is best known for his comic book covers (DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics) and other works featured in Dungeons & Dragons and Alternity.

Jon Foster studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and graduated in 1989.[1] His paintings are oils on canvas and are known to have a dark or muted color pallet. Typically, they incorporate subject matter like good vs. evil, anger, and adventure. Before a project is complete, Foster scans his paintings into a computer to add digital effects.

Earlier in his career, Jon collaborated with artists such as Rick Berry and Dave Dorman (well known Star Wars artist).

Foster has illustrated cards for the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game.

Some of his achievements include multiple awards from the prestigious Spectrum sci-fi and fantasy art publications.[1]

Jon lives in Providence, Rhode Island.



  • Progressions (February 2003)
  • Revolution: The Art of Jon Foster (November 2006)

Book covers[edit]


Other references[edit]

  • Spectrum 6 (December 1999)
  • Spectrum 8 (November 2001)
  • Spectrum 9 (December 2002)
  • Spectrum 10 (October 2003)
  • Spectrum 11 (November 2004)


  1. ^ a b The Illustration Academy
  2. ^ "Hughart, The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox: Subterranean Press". Archived from the original on 2010-01-14. Retrieved 2009-06-02.

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