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Die with memories, not dreams.
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I am OPEN for Gaming/Miniature and Illustration projects and to privately commission work , i can be contacted here-…


To summarize the art of Michael Rechlin is a complicated task. Combine Germanic and Celtic Mythology, with the talents of such inspiring artists as Frank Frazetta, Berni Wrightson and Simon Bisley. Add a large dose of Heavy Metal with Dungeons and Dragons, and you’ve entered the mind of Michael Rechlin. For 30 years, he's been selling his art. First working in the burgeoning underground metal scene in Buffalo, NY composing flyers, fanzines, demo covers, etc. then on to comics and pin-up illustration. During a 10 year career as a professional tattooist he started getting more and more freelance work offers. In 2014 he moved on to being a full time artist. This includes working in the fields of illustration, conceptualization and merchandise design. His work has been published in "Aphrodisia" Volumes 1 and 2, "Eye Candy for Strangers", "Infected by Art" Volumes 3-6 and more. The "Scottsdale Mint", "Dark Sword Miniatures" and "Vikings Limited Edition Shirts" are just a few of his recent clients. Michael currently is lead artist and world-builder for "D-Verse Publishing" working on his own RPG- Blood & Ashes and taking on new clients where time permits. When he’s not in the studio he enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa and 2 dogs- Thor & Loki in their idyllic country setting.

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Favourite Visual Artist
Bonner, Frazetta, Bisley, Wendling, Wrightson, Guiton...
Favourite Movies
Favourite TV Shows
Any i can laugh at or learn something from!
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
From Eluveitie and Jungle Rot to Cat Stevens and Jim Croce!
Favourite Books
The Guv'nor/ Lenny Mclean
Favourite Writers
Snorri Sturluson, Robert E. Howard
Favourite Games
Make the Beer Disappear!
Favourite Gaming Platform
Planet Earth
Tools of the Trade
Warhammers, Axes and Blades...
Other Interests
Mythology and Folklore, Dark Age History, Art Books, Weightlifting and my Hounds!

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Oh wow✨✨✨✨✨

Congrats, this day of December 21st, on your DD, for Dirandis Champion-Argatoria" :clap: !!!


Just looked over your gallery. Love it. Your style ink work and mine differ ,but I see a lot here that I can learn from. Great work.

I just want to say that your latest picture has a quite unbearable pun for a title - well done that artist! (-;

Just looking at your portfolio for the first time. Sir, you are outstandingly talented; the detail of your art is totally top-drawer. Keep up the good work! :)

Appreciate it, Cheers