THE ART OF HELMUTT
About Michael Gauss " Helmutt "
When Mike was 10 years old he was introduced to Dungeons and Dragons and was dazzled with the basic rules set 1 cover art! From that day on, he fell in love with fantasy role play games and fantasy art. Mike eventually went to Capilano University in North Vancouver B.C. to attend animation school. Graduating from the 2 year classical animation program, Mike landed his first job as an effects artist for the DreamWorks production, Joseph King of Dreams. Mike has spent the last 19 years working as a professional character animator on many television, commercial and video game productions. Mike has also spent the last 7 years working as a freelance fantasy illustrator, painting for book covers, table top games and card games.
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