Matt Rhodes graduated from Alberta College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Design and majored in illustration. Even before graduating some Alberta College of Art and Design (ACAD) alumni from Bioware visited the school to look at portfolios. Thus Matt Rhodes was brought in as an art intern. Since then he has worked on projects such Jade Empire, the Mass Effect, and the Dragon Age series, and many other projects.
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Many atworks that you see are beautifully composed, but they lack movement. Matt Rhodes art has the same composition of these other works, but they have the movement that the others lack. By looking at the expression on the above characters face, you can see the individuality and life of the character.