Clyde Caldwell is an American artist. Self described as a Fantasy Illustrator, he best known for his portrayal of strong, sexy female characters.
Caldwell earned a fine arts degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, then graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Masters of Fine Arts degree. He worked as an illustrator for the Charlotte Observer as well as doing commercial work for an ad agency, before doing freelance illustrations for magazines such as Heavy Metal and Dragon. He gained fame working for TSR from 1982 to 1992, illustrating many Dungeons & Dragons products at a time when the game was around the peak of its popularity. Since 1992 he has again worked as a freelance artist.