Elmore worked for the US Army when DRAGON editor Kim Mohan gave him his first cover appearence. Elmore worked as a staff artist for TSR, Inc. from 1981 to 1987.
He is best known for his terrific art for the world of DRAGONLANCE. Since 1987, he has been working as a very successful freelance illustrator,
creating covers for comics, computer games, magazines, fantasy novels, and popular science fiction.