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About Professional Artist Michael GaussMale/Canada Groups :iconknigths: Knigths
Knights Group (Medieval Fantasy)
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Happy Friday ! to all of you that are having a hard day, here is a little hope for you ! Just a little sketch to maybe brighten up your day !

DragonLands Desolation by HELMUTTT
DragonLands Desolation
Cover art for the Dragonlands saga Written by author, Megg Jensen.
check out Megg's site for more information about the series.


Turik and the Blood Queen by HELMUTTT
Turik and the Blood Queen
Hey Guys,

I am just re posting this piece because some people wanted me to post just the art and not the book mock up. This is another cover done for Jonas Lau.

Turik and the Blood Queen

you can check out the books here,…

Shield Maidens 1 by HELMUTTT
Shield Maidens 1
Hello, This is just some personal art while waiting for approvals on client work. I was Listening to soft music and this comes out..... I hope you enjoy.

I just wanted to share a few thoughts this morning.

First off, thank you to all the people who leave comments weather they are positive or not. Maybe I speak for many artists maybe not but for me when I see a comment on one of my pieces, or on my profile, it makes me feel very good inside, appreciated, that people are actually taking the time to spread a positive vibe !

There are many comments that I have not responded to, and to the people who dont get a response to there comments or maybe wonder if the person really cares what he or she said, Listen, it does matter and everyone of your comments makes a difference. I apologize that I can not respond to them all, just know that it means allot to me, and for those who have become my fans, Thank you. 

Your excitement helps fuel mine, and when I am down or working on something difficult, it is always encouraging to just read some of the comments that people leave. Everything matters and you may think that leaving a comment may not have a big impact, but I tell you it does. It helps share love, creativity, positivity. When you give to another, it causes a wave, creates energy, it creates excitement and if you let it, it becomes contagious !

Because of you guys, my fans and fellow artists, know this, you guys help me out more then you know, so keep going and understand that your not just another peep on deviant art leaving comments, not sure if people even care if you do or not.

I do !

everything matters !

set your goals, dont let anyone fill your head with there point of view of your life, know what you want and go and get it ! have faith and know that everything you do matters, so become the greatest person you can become ! its going to be ok, you can do it !

Peace to you all



Michael Gauss
Artist | Professional
I am a 2D traditionally trained animator and have worked in the animation, Film Industry for over 11 years animating both 2D and 3D, designing, layouts, and story boards. In 1998, I went to Capilano University in North Vancouver BC taking there 2 year commercial animation program, Got a job at grad and spent 5 years working on the coast then moved to Saskatchewan and have worked as a freelance animator, Illustrator for the past 6.

I spend my time with my wife and kids getting out as much as possible, playing hockey and video games. and when all is quiet I am sitting at my studio space sketching and studying.

you can contact me at



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ericboyceu Featured By Owner May 25, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
How much do you charge for a commission fantasy book cover? 
MrOinkCow Featured By Owner May 10, 2015  New Deviant
Hey Michael can I use a drawing of yours for a profile pic on some other social media if I give you credit?
frokamen Featured By Owner May 6, 2015
hope you had a great birthday
Nuw-LegoMan Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
happy B-day
AdaraConstantine Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
Happy birthday!! :)
DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-Day! :woohoo:  Hope you enjoyed it! :hooray:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! :woohoo:  Hoffe, du hast ihn genossen! :hooray:
Banjoeman Featured By Owner May 5, 2015
Happy Birthday!
Naesthiel Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Michael!

I hope you enjoy(ed) a wonderful birthday! Please continue to impress us with your gorgeous art!
oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist
Happy birthday man :ahoy:
funkyalienlovers Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday. Have a wonderful day
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