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Steve James was born in Midland, Texas in 1973 the 5th of nine children. He has always enjoyed making pictures. Steve received his BFA in illustration from Brigham Young University where he studied traditional painting techniques. Since then he has worked in the entertainment industry as an illustrator and concept artist. Steve latched onto digital art at an early age. He first used a computer tablet on the TI-99/4a in 1983 and is happy he his is not limited to 8 colors today. He now finds the computer a wonderful tool for getting what is in head out where other people can see it. Steve enjoys running around town like a crazy man and wishes his body would not break down so much. Many people believe he only runs as an excuse to fuel his shoe collecting habit and dress like a superhero. He now lives in Lehi, Utah with his wife and crazy cat.