- Midnight Society (AAA gaming studio) working under Robert Bowling (Studio Head, ex Call of Duty, Activision) and Art Director Darren Bacon (ex Halo)
-Paizo Publishing where I worked on the prestigious Pathfinder TTRPG
- Easton Press where I fully illustrated the classic novel 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Worked in Publishing, TTRPG, and indie game/AAA dev industries for 5+ years.
Published in the juried annual publications such as SPECTRUM: Fantastic Art #26 & Infected by Art: #9
S.W. (Steve) Rand is a digital artist and illustrator with extensive experience in various disciplines. Working professionally for over 10 years in various creative fields from New media to Illustration.
Marvelous Designer, Blender, Cinema 4d, Octane, Keyshot, Z brush, full adobe creative suite, substance painter, and 3d coat.
Personal Mentorship with Paul Scott Canavan
(Destiny, Valve, Warhammer 40k, Guild Wars 2, Magic the Gathering)
Visual Arts Passage Mentorship - Spring/Summer '19
Studied under Kieran Yanner & Jason Felix
(Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons)
Illustration Academy '19
Studied under Karla Ortiz, Wesley Burt, Jon foster & George Pratt
(ILM, Star Wars, MARVEL Studios, Magic the Gathering, DC Comics)
Hartford Art School, The University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
BFA in New Media