Rob Alexander is one of the original twenty-five Magic: The Gathering artists; Ron Spencer, Mark Tedin and himself were the only remaining original artists still active as of Magic 2011. While Alexander primarily paints in watercolors.  , his works are often so detailed they are mistaken for acrylics and oils. He is known as Magic's "landscape guy" and has helped bring numerous planes to life. Outside of Magic he has worked on Vampire, Legend of the Five Rings, Middle Earth, and various other games; he initially got his start doing book covers.