Mark Covell was born in 1972 in Hartford, CT and began drawing fanatically at the age of five. The young artist, fed on a healthy diet of comics, Star Wars and Frank Frazetta, immersed himself in the drawing and painting of these favorite subject matters. After graduating Paier College of Art, Mark began illustrating children's books. Since then, he has moved on to a successful career of concept art and storyboarding. Mark's work has been featured in the New York and Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, Playboy magazine, and is regularly featured in Spectrum, the Best of Contemporary Fantastic Art. Mark currently resides in Burbank, CA and is a storyboard artist on Family Guy.