By the age of 19, before attending art school, Bryan Norton had worked in special effects creating practical models and sets for Disney’s Dream Quest Images having worked on Jerry Bruckheimer films such as Con Air and Armageddon. He left special effects work to study traditional illustration and entertainment design at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA while also working full time in the video game industry before graduating with a BFA in Illustration/Entertainment Design in 2003. Bryan then went on to work as a concept artist for Pandemic Studios for many years creating concept art for the Star Wars Battlefront series as well as Lord of the Rings: Conquest amongst other video games. He is the founder of Las Vegas based Artillory Studios which produces artwork and concept designs for multimedia entertainment projects and is producing his first of three epic graphic novels due out later this year.