Nathan "Nate" Taylor is an American award-winning illustrator. He is best known for his illustrations in The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle series.

Biography Edit

Nate Taylor was born in the suburban wilds of Alaska[1] where he grew up in the shadow of the Chugach Mountains. He attended high school in Spokane, Washington and went to college at the Washington State University,[2] where he became friends with Patrick Rothfuss.[3]

Career Edit

Taylor began drawing at an early age and was encouraged by his parents to follow his dreams. With a steady stream of Walt Disney, Looney Tunes, and Star Trek, he developed a love of fantastical stories and expressive characters that took him through art school and into professional illustration.[1] Taylor has won an award in the Illustrators of the Future contest.[4]

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Taylor and Rothfuss at a signing at the University of Washington Bookstore

He has collaborated with Rothfuss in several projects, including the Four Corners of Civilization map, illustrations in The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle books and in the Slow Regard of Silent Things, as well as various cartoons in Rothfuss' blog.[3] Taylor is also the illustrator of the Faen deck in the card game Pairs.

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