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My Bio
Tom Peters is an illustrator, graphic designer, and writer. His early career included serving as Technical Illustrator at Interstel, subcontracting to NASA, supporting several projects related to the Space Shuttle.
Tom served as the Technical Editor for Digest Group Publications, as well as providing many illustrations within the DGP product line, producing material for the TRAVELLER RPG.
Tom has provided art work for almost every version of Traveller, including MegaTraveller, Traveller: The New Era, Marc Miller’s Traveller, and GURPS Traveller.
In addition to his illustrations for Traveller, Tom has provided art work for West End Games’ TORG, Game Designers’ Workshop’s Traveller:2300 (later changed to 2300 A.D.), Space:1889, and Challenge magazine , FASA’s Renegade Legion, and Battletech games, among others. He was part of the design team that created Crimson Skies.
Tom’s involvement in the Game Industry continued through the ’90s, moving from the paper and pen field to computer gaming. He joined Virtual World Entertainment, Inc. In 1992 as an artist, working on concept art, interface design, and visual game development. He then migrated to graphic and marketing design and finished with the company as the Marketing Art Director. His completed computer game projects include TESLA BattleTech and Red Planet, Microprose’s MechCommander, Hasbro Interactive’s Axis and Allies: Iron Cross, and Microsoft’s MechAssault.
As a freelance Illustrator, he has provided cover paintings for acclaimed authors Sharon Lee and Steve Miller’s Liaden Universe Companion 1 and 2, as well as two of their Chap Books. He has worked with Science Fiction author Allen Steele on the visual and functional design of the spacecraft in Steele’s novel Spindrift.
Tom currently lives in Illinois, just west of Chicago, with his wife, Diane, and 4 semi-autonomous Greeligs. He works as an Adjunct Professor at DuPage Community College, teaching Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and other digital graphic tools, and continues his career as a graphic artist and illustrator.

Current Residence: Just west of Chicago
Personal Quote: If God could do the tricks we can do, he'd be a happy man!

Favourite Visual Artist
Robert McCall, Ron Cobb, Ralph McQuarrie
Favourite Movies
2001:a space odyssey
Favourite TV Shows
Cosmos, Wonders of the Universe, Nova Science Now
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
J.S. Bach, Archangelo Corelli, Tangerine Dream
Favourite Books
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark, ColorVision: Ron Cobb
Favourite Writers
Arthur C. Clarke, Carl Sagan
Favourite Games
MechAssault, Crimson Skies, Red Planet, Halo (all flavors)
Favourite Gaming Platform
No preference
Tools of the Trade
Lightwave, Vue, Photoshop, Illustrator
Other Interests
Astronomy, astronautics, aviation, science fiction

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PorsimoProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you for the favs! :)
Drell-7Professional General Artist
Thanks, Terring!
DrOfDemonologyProfessional Writer
Happy Birthday!  :party:
Drell-7Professional General Artist
Thank you, Doctor!
Happy Birthday!:) (Smile) Airborne