Nate (N8) Van Dyke is a prolific artist and illustrator who began drawing at the age of two and has yet to stop. N8's medium of choice ranges from: pencil, ink, marker, watercolor, gauche, acrylic and oils. N8's heavily detailed illustrations feature his heavy metal humans and his well-known future primitive apes with dark menacing personalities. His color work features studies of animals (chimps, elephants, giraffes) against lustrous backdrops.
N8 is a full time illustrator and artist. He recently finished Jurassic Park: Redemption, a 5 series comic book for IDW. His former job was as a senior concept artist at NCsoft working on City of Heroes. Prior to that, he created concept art and storyboards for the Sega video game, Iron Man. N8's work has also been featured in several magazines such as JUXTAPOZ and Heavy Metal. His client list includes: Upper Playground, Sony, Levi's, Converse, IFC, Burton Snowboards, Red Hot Chili Peppers, GAP/Old Navy, MSN, Scion, Wired and Activision.