Talon Dunning is an illustrator, graphic artist, and game designer with over 20 years experience in the roleplaying game industry. He grew up in Miami, FL, earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Auburn University in 1997. After graduation he moved to Atlanta, GA and became a production intern at White Wolf game studios from 1999-2000, where he learned the ins-and-outs of RPG publishing and production.
His first professional job was illustrating the Star Wars RPG book, Tapani Instant Adventures for West End Games in 1996. Since then his clients have included West End Games, White Wolf, Wizards of the Coast, Green Ronin, Kenzer & Co., Ulisses Spiele, Sigil Entertainment Group, and many others.
His game credits include Star Wars The Roleplaying Game (D6), Ravenloft (d20), Legend of the 5 Rings (CCG), Vampire The Eternal Struggle (CCG), Mage the Awakening, Pendragon, Mutants & Masterminds, and Torg Eternity. In 2008, he began his own small-press RPG publication line, Fantastic Gallery, with digital and print-on-demand products available on the DriveThruRPG family of websites. He makes an annual appearance at DragonCon in Atlanta and occasionally appears at other conventions throughout the Southeast.
Talon is currently single and lives with two cats and an aquatic turtle in Sandy Springs, GA.