Michael has been making art, illustration and logos for design agencies, magazines, publishers, video directors, and video game makers from all over the world ever since 2000. Michael Grills graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design and went directly to Bioware Corp. in Edmonton, getting hands-on experience making AAA story-driven RPGs. When his first son was born, he decided to move back home to Calgary so that he could raise his family in his hometown among their relatives. He started independently illustrating and has enjoyed working as a production manager, art director, creative director and illustrator. He lives in Calgary with his wife and two children; and loves bike riding, martial arts, kites, and camping.