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Exit
2010-08-29, 02:55 PM
Howdy all.

Me and my fella have started an art project together dedicated to D&D monsters, a blog called Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/). The Monster Manual is essentially what got me interested in playing the game.

I'd like an opinion by you guys on the artwork, and maybe some ideas for some creatures to do next. Currently I'm working on a pixie.

Here's my post for last week, the Raskshasa, one of my favourite monsters (and villains).


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/THPfnl2lbZI/AAAAAAAAABg/sFNY62PsLXQ/s400/rakshasafin03.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/08/rakshasa.html)

ukuleleninja
2010-08-29, 03:13 PM
looks good. what program do you use?

Cizak
2010-08-29, 03:16 PM
That's AWESOME!

(It's not in spoiler tags, though :smalltongue:)

Exit
2010-08-29, 03:59 PM
looks good. what program do you use?

I used Flash to draw and color the image, then Photoshop to add the texture.

ukuleleninja
2010-08-29, 10:27 PM
nice! i am proficient to inkscape only...

Akrim.elf
2010-08-31, 09:33 AM
look great!

Exit
2010-09-01, 09:53 AM
Image for this week: the pixie (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/08/pixie.html).

Drawn as a tiny creature, because there's something weird about the pixie being in the same size category as a halfling.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/THv37ZoBOvI/AAAAAAAAABo/eOSA0KQN6LU/s400/pixie.png

The other post for this week is also another fey, though not a very nice one: the spriggan (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/08/spriggan.html).


Coming up next week on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/), the Eefrit and some other creature. Maybe a construct or something.

ukuleleninja
2010-09-05, 04:50 PM
Very cool. Good backgrounds even.

Exit
2010-09-07, 08:59 AM
Yo there.

This week's bit of Monster Manual obsession over at Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) goes to the Efreet (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/efreet.html), the evil fire genie. I know that the genies Middle Eastern mythological creatures, but this ended up being influenced quite a bit by Indian things; the faint design in the background comes from a Dover book of Indian designs that I have and the poses of the efreet are based on the Indian martial art of Southern Kalarippyatu (in an attempt to not completely rip off firebending). However the clothing is based on Bedouin clothing, specifically bridal dresses since they're a bit more interesting.

The image goes in spoiler tags because it's a tad big.



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TIYMKyspJOI/AAAAAAAAAB4/mtTGi1Zbxe4/s1600/efreet.png



The other monster is another fire monster, the Rast (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/rast.html). I think he did a good job of taking one of the dorkier looking monsters in the book (it's a spider with a dinosaur head) and making it look really neat and threatening.



Next week: I don't know. Possibly an undead, but I'm considering a Kelpie or a Nixie. Kind of on a fey trip right now.

Ponderthought
2010-09-07, 12:30 PM
Very nice. You've got a sort of Samurai Jack style going with these that's fantastic.

Tengu_temp
2010-09-07, 03:14 PM
50% Samurai Jack and 50% Penny Arcade, I'd say. And 100% cool.

super dark33
2010-09-07, 03:21 PM
isnt the rashaska supposed to have flipped hand?

Exit
2010-09-07, 03:53 PM
isnt the rashaska supposed to have flipped hand?

I always found that statement a bit ambiguous; does flipped hands mean that they're right hand is left, and their left right? Or that their palms point up instead of down? The artwork never cleared that up too much for me either, so I just picked the right/left option as what I thought flipped hands meant.

I also flipped the feet to be similar.

super dark33
2010-09-07, 04:33 PM
no, the back of the hand is downwards (ewww)

fil kearney
2010-09-07, 05:51 PM
no, the back of the hand is downwards (ewww)

+1. I've seen WotC art reflecting this... though i'm not arguing the point.

I like the style quite a bit. Very clean, and somewhat whimsical. Looking forward to seeing more.

RufusCorvus
2010-09-11, 02:14 AM
You've both got great talent. I really like your take on the efreet. I've never been fond of the hulking, ogre mage-looking thing in the Monster Manual.

Exit
2010-09-11, 04:27 AM
You've both got great talent. I really like your take on the efreet. I've never been found of the hulking, ogre mage-looking thing in the Monster Manual.

Thanks dude. It's good to know some people are clicking on my links because I know sometimes people can be suspicious of them.

Yeah, I never liked the ogre-devil-efreet thing very much either. In fact, I think that the illustrations for the genies in the MM are pretty lackluster (though the one for the half-janni in Sandstorm is really neat).

Exit
2010-09-13, 03:24 AM
This week's common theme on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) was Undead, and we ended up also taking the creatures for the Monster Manual 3.

I picked the Drowned (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/drowned.html), a watery zombie. They are people who died that eponymous death and rise from their watery depths to terrify the living. They have the special ability to drown people on land by using a cold aura that makes the water around them in a 30ft radius feel like you're underwater.

Once more in tags. Big image, etc.




http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs71/f/2010/256/c/d/dungeons_n_drawings_13_drowned_by_exitstageleft-d2yms5g.png



The other creature this week is the Necronaut (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/necronaut.html) a massive tower of skulls and corpses that drags itself along using its giant arms.


Next week: creatures of the Aquatic subtype.

Exit
2010-09-19, 06:24 AM
This updates theme on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) was creatures of the aquatic subtype. That was kind of a concession on Joe's part because I'd really wanted to do a nixie (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/nixie.html) for a while. He ended up doing an aboleth (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/aboleth.html), and I think he found a pretty interesting way of representing his face.


http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2010/262/a/6/dungeons_n_drawings_15__nixie_by_exitstageleft-d2z179r.png


Next week's theme is constructs. It's one of his favoured types, and I'm itching to do something non-humanoid. I know a ton of constructs are walking man-things, but there's plenty of other stuff too.

Guyinthestreet
2010-09-19, 06:42 AM
I hate to say this, but you're good.

littlekKID
2010-09-20, 09:43 AM
this is very, very good! :smalltongue:

bitter_howls
2010-09-25, 10:08 AM
I love your style, Exit. I love it so much.

The Pixie is definitely my favorite right now.

Exit
2010-09-29, 07:02 AM
Hello there, folks.

First of all, sorry about being late this week. We both got busy with more work-related stuff and both had trouble even coming up with a satisfying drawing for last week's post. Kinda ironic because we really thought we'd gotten the hang of not rushing our posts, since the Aboleth and Nixie got done ahead of schedule.

Anyway, we've made our posts today (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/), and hopefully we'll have something else for this Sunday, on schedule. The theme was constructs; I did a Bronze Serpent (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/bronze-serpent.html) and he did a Runic Guardian (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/09/runic-guardian.html).



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TKMmhIn3-OI/AAAAAAAAAC0/757uqzzzZM0/s400/bronze+serpent.png


Personally, I'm not entirely thrilled with the way it turned out this week, but I really didn't want to postpone putting it up any more than we'd already done.

Thanks to all you guys for your compliments on our work. We don't get that many comments on the blog itself, so it's good to hear what you guys think over at these forums.

bitter_howls
2010-09-29, 08:38 AM
Thanks to all you guys for your compliments on our work. We don't get that many comments on the blog itself, so it's good to hear what you guys think over at these forums.

I think it's just a blogspot thing. Out of the dozens of artists I follow there, I've never seen any of them get more than one or two comments.

Exit
2010-09-29, 11:37 AM
I think it's just a blogspot thing. Out of the dozens of artists I follow there, I've never seen any of them get more than one or two comments.

I think so to. Even some pretty popular art-sites like Cold Hard Flash (http://coldhardflash.com/) seem to get a weirdly low amount of comments.

Also I think you have to be registered with something to make a comment on blogspot. I know I tend to feel discouraged from commenting on anything if I'm forced to be signed up with something.


BTW, next week's theme might be low-level encounters, like creatures you'd encounter at level 1.

Exit
2010-10-04, 03:52 AM
This week's theme on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) was low-level encounters.

Which was really an excuse for me to draw kobolds (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/kobolds.html).



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TKjnsXDOXEI/AAAAAAAAAC8/2F-yeDgK5Ug/s400/kobolds.png


Kobooooolds. I like them so very much. They're seriously on of my favourite monsters, and I often try to use them as a player race.

Me partner in crime did a githyanki (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/githyanki.html), an image which ended up looking really awesome.

I don't know what next week's theme is. It's his turn to pick.

bitter_howls
2010-10-04, 08:46 AM
Duuude yeeesss I love Tucker's Kobold's (in reference to the blog-spot post). I haven't read that excerpt in awhile. Made my morning.

Also I selfishly want more low-level creatures. These (your) kobolds are so boss.

Exit
2010-10-04, 12:27 PM
Duuude yeeesss I love Tucker's Kobold's (in reference to the blog-spot post). I haven't read that excerpt in awhile. Made my morning.

Also I selfishly want more low-level creatures. These (your) kobolds are so boss.


Well, next week we're doing creatures from the Frostburn book. Me and Joe are growing pretty confident in the blog, and might think of taking requests soon.

Tengu_temp
2010-10-07, 06:41 AM
Even if I'm not commenting much, do know that I read this thread and check out all the new art. And it's really cool.

Exit
2010-10-12, 01:41 PM
Well, well, well, look who's late again with their Sunday post.

Sorry guys, busy weekend doing artwork for some jobs. HOWEVER, we have still made the things that were meant to be posted (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/). Here they are, to you, today, creatures of Frostburn.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TLSj2eTC2GI/AAAAAAAAADM/onQthxiPKrs/s400/megaloceros02.png

This is the Megaloceros (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/megaloceros.html), a giant deer that can scoop you up and throw you around with its giant horns. Its classified as a dire animal in the book, but this dude's an actual prehistoric deer, sometimes known by the less syllabic name of Irish Elk.

Me partner's done a Shivhad (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/shivhad.html), an intelligent giant crab that lives inside glaciers and are so powerful they're only challenged by especially old white dragons.

I see this threads just reached over 1,000 views. Keep up the good work, fellas.

RabbitHoleLost
2010-10-14, 08:29 AM
I have definitely found a new favorite thread in Arts and Crafts.

Your style is so...almost cute. The colors, I love your colors!
Its all very pretty, almost, as well.
All I can think of are words that nearly fit, but not quite. I very much like it, though, and the kobolds are definitely my favorite <3

Exit
2010-10-15, 04:41 AM
I have definitely found a new favorite thread in Arts and Crafts.

Your style is so...almost cute. The colors, I love your colors!
Its all very pretty, almost, as well.
All I can think of are words that nearly fit, but not quite. I very much like it, though, and the kobolds are definitely my favorite <3


Glad you almost... have the right words.

Anyway, looks like we might be a bit late this week as well. Me and the fella are going off for the weekend to check out something his dad's doing.

But next week's theme: henchmen.

Exit
2010-10-23, 06:32 AM
HEY YOU GUYS

GUESS WHO'S ABSURDLY LATE

Okay, so this week's theme was henchmen, creatures that serve a more powerful creature. I actually got mine done on Monday/Tuesday, but haven't posted anything about it here because I like to put up a link to Joe's image when I post my own. We've both been busy with some animation work, and he's doing a better job on concentrating on what's really important than I am.

I did the Hill Giant (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/hill-giant.html). I took a lot of influence for the build and poses of these guys from Scottish Highland games, because those guys are like bears, yo. The scots aren't as ugly as these giants are, though.



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TL1zlLfZo2I/AAAAAAAAADY/JQS6WlN8I2Y/s400/hillgiant.png


The other image is the Lemure (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/lemure.html), the lowest kind of devil, a completely mindless pillar of flesh with a face.

So apologies for the lateness of these posts.

Next week's theme is oozes.

Ichneumon
2010-10-25, 05:02 AM
I really like your drawings, they're inspiring and really encourage me to use these monsters in game.

Exit
2010-10-26, 04:22 AM
I really like your drawings, they're inspiring and really encourage me to use these monsters in game.

I find I get a similar feeling when I'm researching this monsters before drawing them.

"Okay, I guess I'll do a pixie this week... Wait a minute, PIXIES ARE AWESOME."

Exit
2010-10-28, 01:16 PM
We're trying to get back to our regular updating schedule over at Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/), i.e. posting on Sundays, but we don't want to skip a week. So we've posted what should've gone up last Sunday today and next Sunday things should be back to normal.

Our theme was oozes today, which is something we chose mostly to get it out of the way.

I chose the Reekmurk (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/reekmurk.html), a smelly giant black blob that looks like an oil spill and burns through ships with its acidy body.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TMmn0uUw2eI/AAAAAAAAADg/ob0CEhkfjuw/s400/reekmurk.png


The other one this week is the Void Ooze (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/void-ooze.html), a kind of flying slug made of negative energy.

Next post's theme is spellcasters. I've already started on mine.

Exit
2010-10-31, 06:09 AM
Aaaand we're back to normal.

This week's theme on http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/ was spellcasters (or at least creatures with really varied spell-like abilities). I chose the Green Slaad (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/green-slaad.html) as my creature for the week, since the slaadi are a group of creatures I've never really paid much attention to before. I ended up reading most of the Manual of the Planes when I was doing my research for this picture and DANG THE PLANES ARE AWESOME.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TM1ETtrHG6I/AAAAAAAAADo/QTtsB_eAi9U/s400/greenslaad.png

The other creature for the week is a Spellweaver (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/spell-weaver.html), which I is mundane compared to a slaad as far as six-armed owl-faced creatures with magic disks only they can control go. And also it can cast six spells at a time. Golly, what a yawner.

But I guess if we'd really been smart we'd done a more horror themed post for today. But the slaadi reproduce by IMPLANTING EGGS INSIDE YOU and then the baby slaad EATS ITS WAY OUT. And the other guy looks like an OWL. Oooooooooo, an oooowwwllll. OH MY GOD SIX FIREBALLS IN YOUR FACE.

Happy halloweeen y'all.

dsmiles
2010-10-31, 06:46 AM
You guys are awesome. You should do a webcomic, or little flash animation shorts with this stuff.

Tengu_temp
2010-10-31, 05:58 PM
The other one this week is the http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/10/void-ooze.html, a kind of flying slug made of negative energy.


No link. It's visible in the code though.

Exit
2010-11-01, 03:34 AM
No link. It's visible in the code though.

Geh. Fixed the link now. Thanks for pointing it out.

Exit
2010-11-01, 03:36 AM
You guys are awesome. You should do a webcomic, or little flash animation shorts with this stuff.

We keep wondering whether we should do a webcomic, but lack the faith in our writing abilities. At least I do.

It's possible that in the future we'll be doing some animations for our updates.

Exit
2010-11-08, 05:22 AM
Hey y'all. This week's theme on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) was lady monsters.

I chose to do a troll (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/troll.html) because you know how lady-only monsters look in fantasy; creatures of eerie and elegant beauty. So I decided to pick a troll to practice my ugly skills.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TNc7dtIBG3I/AAAAAAAAADw/YTibp5VjCxw/s400/troll.png

The other creature is an Earth Weird. Unfortunately, I'm not sure if I can post a link to it because it would lead to boobies and I'm not entirely sure what the forums rules say about that. Unless somebody moddish wants to answer my query, you're gonna have to go the long way to see the image.

Morph Bark
2010-11-08, 05:32 AM
We keep wondering whether we should do a webcomic, but lack the faith in our writing abilities. At least I do.

It's possible that in the future we'll be doing some animations for our updates.

You could ask someone to write for you for free. I would definitely take such a position, having some experience with it. You could ask for sample scenarios and all that.

Also, the Earth Weird is really well done. Love the rocks flying/falling off her (or are they shooting up from the ground?).

Gaiyamato
2010-11-08, 05:33 AM
This is all sorts of awesome! :smallamused: :smallbiggrin:

I really like the Pixie.

Ranger Mattos
2010-11-08, 08:07 AM
You and your friend are very good at drawing.

I love it.

Aerodynamik
2010-11-09, 12:03 PM
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TM1ETtrHG6I/AAAAAAAAADo/QTtsB_eAi9U/s400/greenslaad.png

I like its face. Reminds me a little bit of a sloth. Does anyone else see this?

Ichneumon
2010-11-10, 12:37 AM
I like its face. Reminds me a little bit of a sloth. Does anyone else see this?

I can see it.

Exit
2010-11-14, 03:40 PM
Hello there.

The theme this week on Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) was feeee-lying creatures, or at least creatures with a fly speed. I got mine done pretty early on. Joe's been pretty busy with some work this week, but he managed to make a quick image to meet the Sunday deadline. It turned out real simple and nice, and makes me think of a greeting card with its bright colours and white background.

Anywho. I chose the Howler Wasp (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/howler-wasp.html), a half-monkey half-bee horror.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TN_SGY0gnpI/AAAAAAAAAD4/biGGfxQS9VY/s400/howler%2Bwasp.png


His is a double whammy. The subject of the image is the Yrthak (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/yrthak.html), a blink pterodactyl with sonic powers, but it also includes its unfortunate victim, an Achaierai, an evil four-legged flightless parrot.

ENJOY.

Serpentine
2010-11-14, 10:05 PM
The Yrthak isn't there *sadface* :smallfrown:

Exit
2010-11-15, 05:42 AM
The Yrthak isn't there *sadface* :smallfrown:

Yeahhh, sorry about the dead link. The Yrthak was posted yesterday, but taken down a few hours later because my partner started having second thoughts about its quality. Which is a shame because the Archaierai was really really cute. We're kind of perfectionists, him more so.

I'll update with a working link once he posts the amended image.

Zefir
2010-11-15, 09:53 AM
I watched this thread and have to say you are greate artists.
If I ever start to master a game I would describe your pics for the monsters.
I would like to see you draw a Otyugh:smallbiggrin::smallbiggrin:

Exit
2010-11-17, 07:26 AM
Okey dokey guys.

The image of the Yrthak (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/yrthak.html)was taken down a couple of hours after it was posted up, but its up again now.

Morph Bark
2010-11-17, 07:28 AM
Shame the colour is gone, it takes away a bit of atmosphere. Art is still good though!

Tengu_temp
2010-11-17, 06:41 PM
Now I want a ridiculous four-legged parrot as a pet. Pity they're intelligent and evil.

Exit
2010-11-25, 04:24 PM
Heyyyy. So we're a bit late again this week. I don't like posting anything until both of us are done, so yeah.

Anyway.

We did our most recent PCs this week, whom we've been playing in a Willow Vale campaign. Mine is Lucky the Goblin (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/lucky-goblin-and-bones-wolf.html), a ranger who specialized is mounted archery, riding his wolfy animal companion Bones.

I ended up being a combination of damage dealing and helped the wizard with crowd control, since I had a wand of Entangle spells. I was also the group scout, since I had the most wilderness knowledge and fastest speed. I kept being sent ahead even though sometimes I didn't want to, since the DM would give more and more dangerous hazards every time I strayed from the group. One time on a failed spot check, my wolf fell into a spiked tiger trap filled with snakes (I grabbed on to a branch before falling). Bones survived by a hair.

After that, every time the group wanted to send me off alone I was all, "Can I please take somebody else with me? Please?"



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TOr3J5K1UrI/AAAAAAAAAEA/-W-Y2bTDDns/s400/lucky02.png


This particular image is from when a bunch of giants shot 12 arrows at Lucky and Bones, and none hit.

Joe's character was a human barbarian from the mountains, Olaf Ullathorne (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/olaf-ullathorne.html). He had a TON of HP, double what some of us had. He also has this weapon has a sugiliin, from the Frostburn book, which is a super huge staff with antlers on the end. He got some pretty awesome critical hits with that.

Morph Bark
2010-11-25, 06:57 PM
Heyyyy. So we're a bit late again this week. I don't like posting anything until both of us are done, so yeah.

Very understandle. I like how you work together, creating a mix of art styles. (Well, not in the same piece, obviously.)


Lucky sure did his name honour with the happening that resulted in that art piece of yours. :smallwink: I have to say though that due to the art style, the wolf's snout sort of makes him look like a coyote to me.

Or perhaps I am just not familiar enough with coyotes. I love the skull-cap though. I'm a sucker for sabreteeth.

I find it a shame Olaf Ullathorne was shown from behind he first time we get to see him! Nice how he handles those half-giants though.

Fri
2010-11-26, 02:38 AM
Your work is amazing. But especially the colouring. I think I have something new to aim toward, that is your colouring work.

Exit
2010-11-29, 08:52 AM
Did an Otyugh (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/otyugh.html) this week for Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/), because Zefir half-requested it. There's not really a proper theme this week, but we both ended up doing aberrations. Joe did a Naga (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/naga.html) for his pic this week.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TPKncVSqATI/AAAAAAAAAEI/u2o7crVPodU/s400/otyugh%2B02.png


We're doing request this week, so suggest a creature and see if it gets drawn.

Tengu_temp
2010-11-29, 09:17 AM
Requests? I need to think of something good.

Fri
2010-11-29, 09:24 AM
A flumph paladin. Doing something badass.

Serpentine
2010-11-29, 09:33 AM
A coatl or a unicorn! They both should be amazing creatures, but all the D&D pictures of them are lame.

Zefir
2010-11-29, 09:51 AM
Uhhh nice pic thank you

RufusCorvus
2010-11-29, 10:19 AM
I'd like to see your takes on some of the other giants, particularly Fire and Frost.

Exit
2010-11-30, 05:36 AM
All the suggestions so far are good; they even touch upon ones we'd wanted to do for some time, so it makes a perfect excuse.

Also, all books are fair game, so feel free to go nuts.

Serpentine
2010-11-30, 05:59 AM
Probably worth pointing out that if you do a coatl or a unicorn, I will judge it :smallwink: (But you can't do worse than the official ones...)

Tengu_temp
2010-11-30, 06:29 AM
How about a Century Worm?

Exit
2010-12-09, 07:21 AM
Okee doke.

First batch of requests at Dungeons and Drawings (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) are done. I did Tempu's request, the Century Worm (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/century-worm.html). It's a near-epic level maggot that slithers across the world eating everything.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TPucMI9iUpI/AAAAAAAAAEQ/fLDE8s8khbw/s400/century%2Bworm2.png

Joe filled Serpentine's Coatl (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/coatl.html) request, producing an extremely festive looking snake.

Keep them requests a-comin'.

Serpentine
2010-12-09, 07:26 AM
WOOOOOOO and also I got referenced :smalleek:
Can't say it was quite what I was thinking of, but it certainly is... festive :smallbiggrin:

Also, congratulations on not making the century worm look like a penis :smallamused:

Tengu_temp
2010-12-09, 07:29 AM
Also, congratulations on not making the century worm look like a penis :smallamused:

Yeah, that's quite an accomplishment.

Exit
2010-12-09, 07:35 AM
Also, congratulations on not making the century worm look like a penis :smallamused:

Yeahhhh, that was a bit of a challenge. But I decided to base the century worm on an actual microscope image of a maggot. Prepare for silly (http://i.crackedcdn.com/phpimages/article/6/1/5/36615.jpg?v=1).

Serpentine
2010-12-09, 07:46 AM
Has a hint of Sarlacc, too.

Exit
2010-12-19, 05:22 AM
Why I do believe we're so late this week that we've moved off the first page. Oh my.

This time I filled in a request over at the Wizards of the Coast forums, calling for a Violet Fungus (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/violet-fungus.html). This one was really fun to research, since I thought that the Fungus in the Monster Manual is pretty dang ugly. It turns out there are some really bizarre fungi out there. I decided to base this reinterpretation of the Violet Fungus on the weird-looking but still conventionally shaped mushroom, the Bleeding Tooth Fungus.

It sounds like it belongs in D&D already.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TQS7wrZ5u9I/AAAAAAAAAEg/LqMBK9sYfpk/s400/violet%2Bfungus.png


The other image this week isn't filling in anybody's request, but it is satisfying my partner's fascination with expersionless faces. Meet the Defacer (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/defacer.html), one of the stranger undead.




On a seperate note, I've opened up comissions. My prices are in the signature, so if anybody wants their character or what have you illustrated, contact me.

Exit
2010-12-21, 08:36 AM
Hey all.

We both filled in requests this week. I chose to do RufusCorvus' suggestion of a Fire Giant (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/fire-giant.html), and my partner did a Rust Monster (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/rust-monster_19.html), as suggested by Anonymous over at 4chan's /tg/.

Special treat for Rufus; your request has an animated version (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/fire-giant.html). So follow that link to see her moving a little bit. Did it as a little experiment on After Effects. This is a still version I'mma post up.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TQ5obQsxsII/AAAAAAAAAEo/j3GiaIBRroQ/s400/fire%2Bgiant.png


Also, Dungeons and Drawings got a plug in the Kobold Quarterly (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/) newsletter. Huzzah!

RufusCorvus
2010-12-21, 11:13 AM
Ooh. Animation. Very nice.

Tengu_temp
2010-12-21, 12:26 PM
The rust monster's cute. Another fantasy creature I want as a pet.

Exit
2010-12-21, 01:25 PM
The rust monster's cute. Another fantasy creature I want as a pet.

It's like some sort of adorable pig-moth.

Fri
2010-12-24, 06:41 AM
You didn't draw my request so I was forced to draw it myself :smallfrown:

http://fc04.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2010/358/1/a/white_knight_by_fri_freeman-d35k0p7.jpg

Exit
2010-12-28, 06:41 AM
Jack Frost nipping at your nose, fellas.

No requests filled in this week, in order to pay homage to the yearly visitor, Father Winter.

This is our second tour through the Frostburn splat book, from which we drew the women of winter to be our annual offering. First, the fickle but wise Snow Weird (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/snow-weird.html), forteller of fortune and disaster, and occasional granter of favours, permanently residing in her static snowy portal.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TRd8e8GWlwI/AAAAAAAAAE0/-91zhXWsu-k/s400/snow%2Bweird2.png


Second is the cruel, stooped Marzanna (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/marzanna.html), wanderer of the torn white wasters and bringer of frozen fear. It's best to bribe her with your best livestock and crops when the frost begins to settle, otherwise you may find yourself torn apart by her icy claws.

Exit
2011-01-03, 06:47 AM
Today two requests were filled this week, both for users of the forum of Kobold Quarterly.

I filled the Valkyrie (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/valkyrie.html) request, trying out a new style. I kinda did an amalgam of two different versions of the valkyrie, since there's an entry for them in Deities and Demigods, and Tome of Battle. My partner did the Choker (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/choker.html), a small halfling-like creature with long arms and tooth-lined hands.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TSBKU32ZCfI/AAAAAAAAAE8/mnYk8wN3EKw/s400/valkyrie.png


We're also going to be having a guest week soon. Starting on the 10th of January, seven artists will give us their interpretations of some of the monsters of the many many books of D&D.

Exit
2011-01-05, 04:42 AM
Our art got on the Kobold Quarterly (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/) site!

We did two illustrations of a homebrew race, the Roachlings (an evil civilization of half-man, half-bug). We also got featured on their newletter a couple of weeks ago, which was also very rad.

Morph Bark
2011-01-06, 05:02 PM
Our art got on the Kobold Quarterly (http://www.koboldquarterly.com/) site!

We did two illustrations of a homebrew race, the Roachlings (an evil civilization of half-man, half-bug). We also got featured on their newletter a couple of weeks ago, which was also very rad.

Very awesome. Kudos! :smallsmile:


We're also going to be having a guest week soon. Starting on the 10th of January, seven artists will give us their interpretations of some of the monsters of the many many books of D&D.

Oohh, that will surely be interesting. Artists getting together like that always piques my interest.

Exit
2011-01-09, 09:50 AM
Here's looking at you, Serpentine.

We filled in the Unicorn (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/unicorn.html) and the Sphinx (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/gynosphinx.html) (specifically a Gynosphinx) requests this week, the second image being for Wolfgang Baur, of Kobold Quarterly.



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TSmFLt27NPI/AAAAAAAAAFU/0wOqTZD_Oyg/s400/unicorn02.png


I decided to go for a more traditional look for the unicorn, forgoing the whole stick-a-horn-on-a-horse path. It's really fun to look up images of slightly mutated animals, the kind that inspire this kind of magical creature.

Also reminding you that tomorrow is the first day of GUEST WEEK, so come and see our invited artists present their visuals for various monsters.

Serpentine
2011-01-09, 09:53 AM
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEfrickinEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

It's beautiful! And much cooler than any of the Wizards art!
The gynosphinx isn't quite my style of art, but is still a pretty great interpretation.

edit: Regarding your comment on it being a shame that unicorns are considered girly, I'd like to direct your attention to this:
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs47/f/2009/229/c/c/Unicorns_Kick_Ass_by_ApocalypticMongoloid.jpg
Unicorns are hardcore.

Exit
2011-01-09, 11:29 AM
edit: Regarding your comment on it being a shame that unicorns are considered girly, I'd like to direct your attention to this:
http://fc02.deviantart.net/fs47/f/2009/229/c/c/Unicorns_Kick_Ass_by_ApocalypticMongoloid.jpg
Unicorns are hardcore.

Also there's one book somewhere that has the DARK UNICORN which is TAINTED WITH THE BLOOD OF DEMONS into SOMETHING UNHOLY and CORRUPT. Daaaaang.

Exit
2011-01-11, 06:10 AM
You guys should check out Guest Week (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/artist%3A%20guest), by the way.

So far we've got a Peryton (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-peryton-by-catherine-unger.html) and a Redcap (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-redcap-by-ben-tobitt.html). We've got five more images to go up over the next few days. Tomorrow's one is going to be especially loverly.

Morph Bark
2011-01-11, 06:17 AM
I like the Peryton art especially. The creature used to creep me out immensely since as a kid I used to get magazines about all kinds of monsters and that was one of the ones that just leapt out at me and gave me nightmares. When I first saw it in DnD, I couldn't help a smile of recognition.

Jen0608
2011-01-11, 08:25 AM
From the first post...this blog http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/ is great...

I find lot of good drawings there...I love it!!!

Exit
2011-01-16, 05:07 AM
Guest Week (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/artist%3A%20guest) has now officially concluded. It was a really awesome week, full of really good and original artwork from lots of really talented artists.

The other images posted this week include the bizarre Orcwort (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-orcwort-by-grethe-bentsen.html), the beastly Nalfeshnee (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-nalfeshnee-by-matt-*****.html), the alluring Glaistig (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/glaistig.html), the rumbling Umber Hulk (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/umber-hulk.html) and the ever-popular Thri-Kreen (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-thri-kreen-by-victoria.html).

We'll fo' rizzle do another guest week at some point in the future, but for now we'll return to our regular posts next week.


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_oaOBSdwJP7k/TSQ9nGlgciI/AAAAAAAABfs/bEcfx3cf_4A/s400/guestweek_logo.png

Ranger Mattos
2011-01-24, 11:21 PM
the beastly Nalfeshnee (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/guest-week-nalfeshnee-by-matt-*****.html)

This link doesn't seem to work. Probably the censor in the name, now that I look at the link. I like the others, seeing all the varied art styles.

Exit
2011-01-30, 01:38 PM
This link doesn't seem to work. Probably the censor in the name, now that I look at the link. I like the others, seeing all the varied art styles.

Yeah that guy has an unfortunate name when it comes to posting it on worksafe boards.

Anyway, we're back. Sorry about the week-long absence. Originally we'd planned to do animation for our post-Guest week entried, but they weren't done by the Sunday. We thought we'd just do it later in the week, but that didn't work out either. The animations are still coming, but not for another week at least.

In the meantime, enjoy the rest of the goblinoid family: the militaristic hobgoblin (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/hobgoblin.html) and malevolent bugbear (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/bugbear.html).


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TUVgzMuz_mI/AAAAAAAAAGE/Cupc321bLcs/s400/hobgoblin.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/hobgoblin.html)

Zefir
2011-01-30, 04:50 PM
Nice one again your art is just awsome.

Mind if I ask you to make a dragon, not the normal one with 2 wings 4 feets more like the chinese versions.

Exit
2011-01-30, 06:14 PM
Nice one again your art is just awsome.

Mind if I ask you to make a dragon, not the normal one with 2 wings 4 feets more like the chinese versions.

We're gonna do D&D dragons at some point under more special circumstances. Do you want any plain ol' oriental dragon, or is there a specific one you'd like.

Zefir
2011-01-31, 02:40 AM
No specific just oriental dragon. I'm looking forward to see it.

Also I have another question: I start Dm and I need some visuals to show my players what they see just cause the enemys aren't commen. Mind if I ask them here?

Exit
2011-02-08, 09:41 AM
Late again this week, oh well.

We've got three monsters this week, because I decided to do two monsters in my image. I did the Catoblepas and Gorgon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/catoblepas-and-gorgon.html), both in one image because they're both based on the same mythological creature. My partner's done the Troglodyte (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/troglodyte.html), another favourite of mine, a smelly lizardman.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TVFLf3DlhaI/AAAAAAAAAGQ/ajUtze69vZ8/s400/gorgon-catoblepas.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/catoblepas-and-gorgon.html)


We'll probably finally have our animations finished for our next post. The troglodyte (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/troglodyte.html) post has a preview of one of the animations.

Also @ Zefir, I might be able to do some monsters for you. You can PM me some of the monsters and I'll reply.

Ninjaman
2011-02-08, 12:54 PM
love the style.

Exit
2011-02-15, 05:32 AM
Well, well, well. Look who finally followed up on their promise of producing some animated junk. It's been an annoying three weeks of fiddling with artwork and balancing other responsibilities, but we've finally posted up our works.

On my side you've got a Lizardfolk (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/lizardfolk.html) in all its aquatic glory. My entry also includes an animated progress (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/lizardfolk.html), showing all the steps I go through when animating a character.

And you guys remember the oh-so-adorable Rust Monster (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/rust-monster_19.html) from a couple of months back? Well now you can see it hobbling around (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/rust-monster.html) in all its piggy glory.


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-szmYVl4Q-7w/TVhiWcsnGKI/AAAAAAAAAGY/Eny34g30y60/s400/lizardfolk_turnarounds.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/lizardfolk.html)

Akrim.elf
2011-02-15, 06:07 AM
realy cute animation... :)

Fri
2011-02-15, 06:53 AM
And you guys remember the oh-so-adorable Rust Monster (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/12/rust-monster_19.html) from a couple of months back? Well now you can see it hobbling around (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/rust-monster.html) in all its piggy glory.
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Gyaaw. That's so cute. Makes someone want to feed a +5 full plate armor to it, right?

Tengu_temp
2011-02-15, 06:53 AM
Too cute.

I feel a bit bad about posting here so rarely. I'm checking out every update but rarely have any comments for some reason. Well, but you knew this already.

Serpentine
2011-02-15, 07:34 AM
Same here.
Please keep posting it here, even if you don't get many responses.

Zefir
2011-02-17, 08:59 AM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_zgfkCtuYc4E/TVFLf3DlhaI/AAAAAAAAAGQ/ajUtze69vZ8/s400/gorgon-catoblepas.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/catoblepas-and-gorgon.html)

Also @ Zefir, I might be able to do some monsters for you. You can PM me some of the monsters and I'll reply.

Thank you sorry for my delay damn shool. You could help me by telling me which one of the creatures in your pic I quote is the gorgon^^.

Exit
2011-02-21, 05:23 AM
Helloooo. New posts for the week, featuring a Frost Giant (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/frost-giant.html) and a jolly looking Bulette (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/bulette.html).


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-uQ80hDIEWZY/TWFg7_YLEDI/AAAAAAAAAGo/924c91QUhTI/s400/frostgiant.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/frost-giant.html)


Thank you sorry for my delay damn shool. You could help me by telling me which one of the creatures in your pic I quote is the gorgon^^.

The gorgon would be the metal bull.

Also thanks to the regulars who raised their heads when they saw the animations. I know I get plenty of views on this thread and know you're out there, but it's always very pleasing to hear from you guys every so often.

Serpentine
2011-02-21, 05:25 AM
That's a cool looking frost giant. And, indeed, a "jolly looking" bulette :smallbiggrin:

Akrim.elf
2011-02-21, 11:17 AM
this bullete is realy cute!!!

Ninjaman
2011-02-21, 02:02 PM
The frost giant looks wierd with a tropical like mask. Just saying.

Exit
2011-02-21, 02:19 PM
The frost giant looks wierd with a tropical like mask. Just saying.

It's really meant to be more inspired by Inuit/Eskimo ceremonial masks, though I concede that African and Pacific masks share a close resemblance.


http://www.worldartswest.org/plm/guide/locator/images/Chunadancing.jpg http://www.thecityreview.com/f01stri21.gif http://www.old-picture.com/indians/pictures/Eskimo-Ceremonial-Mask.jpg

Tengu_temp
2011-02-21, 04:18 PM
I like the non-standard spin on the frost giant. And the bullette looks amusingly happy.

Serpentine
2011-02-21, 11:59 PM
That last mask is super-cool. I want it, and/or a D&D monster based on it, and/or a version of No-Face from Spirited Away with it.

Ninjaman
2011-02-22, 02:55 AM
It's really meant to be more inspired by Inuit/Eskimo ceremonial masks, though I concede that African and Pacific masks share a close resemblance.

"Triple snip"

Oh. Then nicely done, that was my only nitpick.

Exit
2011-03-03, 06:10 PM
Pretty late posting here this week because I only just finished the image. I've been working solidly last week at a studio, helping out with some animation (http://exitstageleft.deviantart.com/#/d3at618) (designs not by me) for a music video by Ben Butler & Mousepad and I was feeling pretty artistically burnt out.

Anyway, my image for the week is the Dryad (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/dryad.html), background heavily influence (ripped off) from the illustrations of Ivan Bilibin. Joe went and did an Odopi (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/02/odopi.html), some kind of multi-armed monstrosity, tumbling its way off the edge of a gear-platform in Mechanus.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-_Yd8nS3Glws/TW_SYft3gYI/AAAAAAAAAG4/yGFz9MZK9DA/s400/dryad.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/dryad.html)

Zefir
2011-03-08, 04:49 AM
I never expect a dryad to look like this but it is very good.
And to be sure it is more reliable then, the normal once who look like normal human or such.

Exit
2011-03-08, 05:16 AM
More stuff this week. We're trying to fill out the blog with images of monsters that AREN'T aberrations. Turns out this is pretty hard because a lot of the really awesome monsters are aberrations. Feel free to make some non-aberratoin suggestoins -- we went on /tg/ a couple of weeks ago asking for stuff there, and we just got a bazillion aberrations in return. (Also I'm still aware we need to do a Flumph for one of you guys).

All books welcome, all editions.

Anyway.

I did ghosts (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/ghost.html) for my entry this week. Dwarven ghosts to be precise. Also there's a goblin in there. The design from the ghosts came from my Valkyrie (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/valkyrie.html) image, because she was supposed to be carrying the soul of a deceased warrior away. I couldn't find a way to draw him in where he wasn't just taking away attention from the Valkyrie, so I had to get rid of him.

The other image is brought to you by the Epic Level Handbook. Preeeesenting the raging, hateful undead fetus of a god that failed to come into being, the Atropal (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/atropal.html)! Ain't that sweet. Somebody give him a rattle.



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-X_el-jyRmnA/TXV9FyyyF6I/AAAAAAAAAHA/BtGGLzROYJA/s400/ghost.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/ghost.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-03-08, 05:52 AM
I think atropals are the creepiest creatures DND came up with, ever. The picture fits them well.

Ninjaman
2011-03-08, 09:29 AM
Nice, as always:smallbiggrin:

Exit
2011-03-15, 05:21 AM
This is gonna be one of those occasions where I don't post my image but instead post that of my partner. This is because the harpy (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/harpy.html) is a little NSFW and though I'm not sure what this forum's policy is on nudity/gore I'd rather err on the side of caution. Anyway, this week's other image, which is board-safe, is the vampire (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/vampire.html), stalking its way though a strangely angled city.

The harpy (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/harpy.html) herself is partially based on a turkey because dang (http://thumbs.dreamstime.com/thumblarge_161/1183499558P4q25t.jpg), they (http://www.birdwatchersdigest.com/blog/uploaded_images/OCTU4-744223.jpg) ugly (http://us.123rf.com/400wm/400/400/robwilson39/robwilson390909/robwilson39090900023/5583459-close-up-of-a-red-and-blue-turkey-head.jpg).


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-PC3VDJ0sEkA/TX0JvqXf2dI/AAAAAAAABlg/08LCHNZavUA/s400/vampyrweb.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/vampire.html)

smuchmuch
2011-03-15, 05:50 AM
The other image is brought to you by the Epic Level Handbook. Preeeesenting the raging, hateful undead fetus of a god that failed to come into being, the Atropal (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/atropal.html)! Ain't that sweet. Somebody give him a rattle.


So that's what '2001 a space odissey' was all about ! And me afraid ithere was somme deep end symboism I didn't gey when it was just a simple straightforward warning about giant undead baby gods.


I must say this harpy is disturbingly creepy (but in a good way). Yoyur drawings are amazing.

Tengu_temp
2011-03-15, 07:51 AM
I don't remember ever seeing an uglier harpy. That's the point, so well done.

Ninjaman
2011-03-15, 09:33 AM
What´s up with the vampire?

Serpentine
2011-03-15, 09:49 AM
What do you mean, what's up with it? :smallconfused: It's... what is that, Pop-art? Cubism?

Ninjaman
2011-03-15, 10:35 AM
What do you mean, what's up with it? :smallconfused: It's... what is that, Pop-art? Cubism?

The way i see it he is only made out off legs and a head.

Exit
2011-03-16, 05:04 AM
The way i see it he is only made out off legs and a head.

It's german expressionism TO THE MAX. The vampire's been abstracted to emphasize his skulking nature, giving him a really dark boxy shape for hunched shoulder and really long legs for sneaking. I just imagined that is hands were hidden under his cloak.

Serpentine
2011-03-16, 05:12 AM
I like, I think it looks ossum. Reminds me of... something. I'm thinking art deco and film noir.

Exit
2011-03-16, 09:08 AM
I like, I think it looks ossum. Reminds me of... something. I'm thinking art deco and film noir.

Maybe Nosferatu in the backdrop for Dr Caligari?

Serpentine
2011-03-16, 09:41 AM
Nah, nothing that specific. Just some sort of art style.

Ninjaman
2011-03-16, 09:52 AM
It's german expressionism TO THE MAX. The vampire's been abstracted to emphasize his skulking nature, giving him a really dark boxy shape for hunched shoulder and really long legs for sneaking. I just imagined that is hands were hidden under his cloak.

Ah. Still looks wierd to me, but anyways you can´t win every time.

Serpentine
2011-03-16, 10:19 AM
I recommend staying away from modern art museums, then.

Hm... The opening for Rocky and Bullwinkle, perhaps?

Ninjaman
2011-03-16, 10:37 AM
I recommend staying away from modern art museums, then.

Hm... The opening for Rocky and Bullwinkle, perhaps?

I will then. oh by the way Exit i love your stuff, just not the vampire.

Exit
2011-03-28, 07:53 AM
Hey y'all. Sorry about being so super late with this post. We've been busy with some other things, and left this for really late. We'll try to make another post mid-week or something.

On my end are the Topiary Guardians (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/topiary-guardian.html), sculpted shrubbery powered by the soul of a trapped Earth Elemental. On the other side, my partner is crime hass something a lot more mechanical and abstractalicious, the Velahkut (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/velakhut.html), construct sentinel for the gods.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-QHf2SuISKQg/TY8lh5o5tmI/AAAAAAAAAHQ/7QAyvwSVzcw/s400/topiary%2Bguardian.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/03/topiary-guardian.html)

Serpentine
2011-03-28, 11:13 PM
That topiary guardian is just plain beautiful.
You guys professional illustrators, at all?

Exit
2011-03-30, 04:10 AM
That topiary guardian is just plain beautiful.
You guys professional illustrators, at all?

Yes, we're currently trying to make our livelihood as animators/illustrators. My partner is currently working on a biographical comic about St George. I've been working multiple animation freelance jobs. Currently I'm doing some animation and painting for a studio in London.

Also, thanks for the compliment on the deer. I used a slightly different style of coloring, which I've been using at this studio.

Akrim.elf
2011-03-30, 05:33 AM
yes, this topiary guardian ist realy cute :)

Serpentine
2011-03-31, 01:16 AM
I think I was going somewhere with my question, but I forget. So I shall deviate: you (singular or plural) should write a nice geeky, D&D-basedish kids' picture book. I reckon you'd sell a few dozen, at least, in the Playground alone.

Exit
2011-04-01, 01:32 AM
I think I was going somewhere with my question, but I forget. So I shall deviate: you (singular or plural) should write a nice geeky, D&D-basedish kids' picture book. I reckon you'd sell a few dozen, at least, in the Playground alone.

We're probably gonna try something like that at some point. One of our main goals is to get the guys from Wizards of the Coast to notice our art and make us king and queen of D&D.

Exit
2011-04-05, 04:42 AM
Howdy howdy y'all. We're still scrambling to get back on track with this, since we're still one set of images short. Anyway, here's what our most recent work is: the Battlebriar (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/battlebriar.html), a gigantic beast of thorns that skewers anything that comes near it, and the Kappa (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/kappa.html), brought to you by Oriental Adventures.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-zmCPxuHic78/TZo6Hcde2sI/AAAAAAAAAHY/Ria6BX7A3T8/s400/kappa.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/kappa.html)

Exit
2011-04-13, 02:31 AM
Howdy y'all. I finally got around to doing one of my favourite monsters in D&D, the Displacer Beast (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/displacer-beast.html). I always have a soft spot for feline monsters. I was kinda disappointed to find how little artwork for this creature actually uses its signature ability, so I tried my best to do it. Turns out it's pretty hard. Displacer beasts are already weird enough without the displacement thrown in the mix. The other creature for the week is the Kraken (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/kraken.html), looking very adorable until you realize how dang big it is.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-b9Y0mHAtAQE/TaIuPqmAlbI/AAAAAAAAAHg/i1HCZf4Tscg/s400/displacer.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/displacer-beast.html)

Mazeburn
2011-04-13, 11:25 AM
Nice job, you really managed to make the displacer beast look like a proper creature rather than a panther stuck to a squid. S'awesome. I love the solid quality all your art seems to have, and you've got a fantastic understanding of colour.

Started following the blog, and I shall be sure to leave some comments throughout when I get chance! Hope to see you keep doing these. :)

Tengu_temp
2011-04-13, 04:49 PM
The displacer beast looks hyperactive, as if it was shaking its head constantly. That's somewhat cartoony, but the overall effect is still weird and somewhat creepy, so all's good.

The kraken looks like an illustration to a really oldschool video game. Kinda too simple for my tastes, especially in comparison to the other pics you two made, and I don't like the color palette. But it is cute.

Exit
2011-04-14, 07:53 AM
Nice job, you really managed to make the displacer beast look like a proper creature rather than a panther stuck to a squid. S'awesome. I love the solid quality all your art seems to have, and you've got a fantastic understanding of colour.

Started following the blog, and I shall be sure to leave some comments throughout when I get chance! Hope to see you keep doing these. :)

Thanks for the compliments on the art, and also for following the actual blog. We're always grateful for the crossover.

Also, we take requests, so if there's any creatures you'd like to see us interpret, feel free to suggest away.

Exit
2011-04-14, 07:57 AM
The displacer beast looks hyperactive, as if it was shaking its head constantly. That's somewhat cartoony, but the overall effect is still weird and somewhat creepy, so all's good.

The kraken looks like an illustration to a really oldschool video game. Kinda too simple for my tastes, especially in comparison to the other pics you two made, and I don't like the color palette. But it is cute.


Sometimes my partner gets taken by a desire to do something in that pixelly style, and I find it a really sweet style, though personally I'm not fond of the colors he chose for this particular image. Other stuff he's done using that particular (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/six-more.html) style (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/seventeen.html) have a really nice Earthboundy kind of feel.

Ninjaman
2011-04-14, 08:47 AM
Sometimes my partner gets taken by a desire to do something in that pixelly style, and I find it a really sweet style, though personally I'm not fond of the colors he chose for this particular image. Other stuff he's done using that particular (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/six-more.html) style (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/seventeen.html) have a really nice Earthboundy kind of feel.

Nice :smallbiggrin:

Mazeburn
2011-04-14, 11:21 AM
Also, we take requests, so if there's any creatures you'd like to see us interpret, feel free to suggest away.

I'd love to see you guys give a (non-literal) stab a Rakshasa, didn't see any up on the blog.
http://media.dandwiki.com/w/images/thumb/c/ce/Rakshasa_Noble.png/360px-Rakshasa_Noble.png
Because drawing backwards hands is harrrrd. :smalltongue:

Ninjaman
2011-04-14, 11:24 AM
I'd love to see you guys give a (non-literal) stab a Rakshasa, didn't see any up on the blog.
http://media.dandwiki.com/w/images/thumb/c/ce/Rakshasa_Noble.png/360px-Rakshasa_Noble.png
Because drawing backwards hands is harrrrd. :smalltongue:

http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166257

First spoiler.

Tengu_temp
2011-04-14, 11:47 AM
Other stuff he's done using that particular (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/six-more.html) style (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/02/seventeen.html) have a really nice Earthboundy kind of feel.

Okay, those pictures I really do like. I guess it's mostly a matter of colors, then.

Mazeburn
2011-04-14, 11:54 AM
http://www.giantitp.com/forums/showthread.php?t=166257

First spoiler.

Serves me right for not starting at the start of a thread. xD

Exit
2011-04-14, 05:41 PM
Serves me right for not starting at the start of a thread. xD

Wellllll, I suppose there are like three or four other kinds of Rakshasa I could do. I mean, if you insist on twisting my arm so very very hard, by golly.

Serpentine
2011-04-15, 12:52 AM
You can never have enough dragons! Especially the more obscure ones - Ragedrake would be pretty cool, for example, or the Lyndworms. Or the sea serpents (though I think they're just from Dragon magazines) - including a deep-sea one that looks like an anglerfish. Or the Hellfire Wyrm, or... you get the idea.
Yuan-ti and naga's'd be cool, too (though I think you've done a naga?).

Exit
2011-04-15, 02:36 AM
You can never have enough dragons! Especially the more obscure ones - Ragedrake would be pretty cool, for example, or the Lyndworms. Or the sea serpents (though I think they're just from Dragon magazines) - including a deep-sea one that looks like an anglerfish. Or the Hellfire Wyrm, or... you get the idea.
Yuan-ti and naga's'd be cool, too (though I think you've done a naga?).

Yeah, we've done a naga (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2010/11/naga.html) before, but there's like five other kinds of naga we could also do.

We haven't done any dragons at all yet, but we're planning on doing a whole bunch of them when we hit our 1-year anniversary or our 100th post. Not quite sure which yet. I'm looking forward to redesigning some of them -- I already have some ideas for the Green Dragon.

Exit
2011-04-18, 02:41 AM
Creatures for the week: Alchemical Golem (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/alchemical-golem.html) and a very very cool looking Grisgol (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/grisgol.html), essentially a lich made out of magical objects.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-QHzpnMDagv8/TatEJTAcZYI/AAAAAAAAAHo/BP7RokOKB6I/s400/alchemical%2Bgolem.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/alchemical-golem.html)

Ninjaman
2011-04-18, 02:52 AM
It´s so ugly...nice :smallbiggrin:

Exit
2011-04-18, 05:02 PM
Guest week beginsssssss NOW

Number ein is the Banshee (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-banshee-by-matt-layzell.html) as drawn by a very very talented illustrator/animator. As for the rest of the guest week stuff, check them out every day on our blog by going to the guest (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/artist%3A%20guest) page.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-gKOQz3A9vtQ/TaynsthH0pI/AAAAAAAAAHw/MQtUdBmuQcs/s400/2%2B-%2B1%2B-%2Bmatt%2B-%2Bbanshee.jpg (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-banshee-by-matt-layzell.html)

1nfinite zer0
2011-04-19, 03:28 PM
baaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhh, my brain is melting. these are SO GOOD!
you are such talented artists! it's making me really happy to see these monsters interpreted in such a variety of styles beyond those we traditionally lump with fantasy. so thanks! i will continue to watch with bated breath.

Exit
2011-04-26, 06:42 AM
The second guest week (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/artist%3A%20guest) has officially concludes. Besides the Banshee (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-banshee-by-matt-layzell.html), our guest have illustrated the following monsters:

-Wolf-In-Sheep's-Clothing (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-wolf-in-sheeps-clothing-by.html), a silly monster of old; a tree stump with tentacles with a false rabbit on its head
-Etheral Filcher (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/ethereal-filcher-by-joe-bichard.html), a strangely shaped, multi-armed, single-legged interdimensional pickpocket
-Blackstone Gigant (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-blackstone-gigant-by-charlie.html), gargantuan floating jet statue in the form of a demonic woman
-Bog Giant (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-bog-giant-by-james-lancett.html), crocodile-hunting/woshipping swamp denizens
-Kuo-Toa (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-kuo-toa-by-jack-cunningham.html), evil amphibious frog-fish-things covered in slime and with a ridiculous language
-Crypt Thing (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-crypt-thing-by-adam-vian.html), an undead guardian of sacred sites with annoying teleportation magic

Ninjaman
2011-04-26, 08:40 AM
Thats what this (http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0055.html) is

Tengu_temp
2011-04-26, 08:56 AM
That bog giant. Probably my favorite picture of all the guest art.

Exit
2011-04-26, 09:28 AM
That bog giant. Probably my favorite picture of all the guest art.

My personal favorites are the Peryton, closely followed by the Orcwort and Ethereal Filcher. Thought I do like the cowering crocodiles in the foreground of the Bog Giant picture. That's some good comedy.

Tengu_temp
2011-04-26, 11:21 AM
I really like "big creature in the mist" pictures. Adding mist already makes a picture 20% cooler to me.

Exit
2011-05-03, 06:11 AM
Back with out post guest-week image. This week we've decided to do prestige classes, which resulted couple more of characters that we've played in past campaigns. Mine is Xylia Glass (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/xylia-glass-alienist.html), an Alienist, a quite flavourful prestige class from the Complete Arcane book. I didn't get to play her for long; I played her in one of these PbP games on these forums that kinda crapped out before it even started.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZVHlxb2t7Bo/Tb_ODrZwBlI/AAAAAAAAAS8/yfoPNkZGhO8/s400/alienist.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/xylia-glass-alienist.html)


Joe's image is an Invisible Blade (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/gilin-invisible-blade.html), a prestige class that designed to be very knify-bluffy and very little anything else. He was actually a pretty fun little halfling character that he played in a campaign of mine (which also crapped out before it even started. Bad first-time GMing on my part). The most memorable part is him being in a jail cell being attacked by gnoll bandits on the other side of the bars. He pickpocketed an arrow out of their quivers and proceeded to stab them to death. Jolly good show.

Also, for any artists that are looking at this forum, I've started a new blog. I needed a way to archive all the reference images that I've got stored up on my computer, so they're all going to be going up on Reference Reference (http://referencereference.blogspot.com/). Check it out.

Exit
2011-05-17, 03:35 AM
Lateness on our part for Dungeons and Drawings. We've got ourselves some extra work that's gonna be quite neat. Well, Joe has work (http://torpordust.blogspot.com/2011/03/kidda-visuals-animation-tests.html) that's gonna be quite neat; I'm mostly job hunting.

Any-diddly-way, here's our stuffs: the Wang-Liang (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/wang-liang.html), an intelligent bestial giant of oriental inspiration, and a Living Blasphemy (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/living-blasphemy.html), a spell that's gained independence and become a 15-foot tall whirlwind of unholyness. Hot dog! It's actually a monster created using the Living Spell template, so you can go pretty wild with that.


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IocyvZLlCig/TckNid4630I/AAAAAAAAAZk/MbbyNxrAvso/s400/wang-liang.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/wang-liang.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-05-17, 03:55 PM
Those really look like they came out of Samurai Jack. And I mean that in a good way.

Exit
2011-05-24, 12:17 PM
Both pictures are from me this time (this week and last week), since Joe's been busy with a couple of other projects. Anyway, last week I did an Air Primal (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/primal-air-elemental.html), the ultimate Air Elemental, challenge rating 35 (!!!). This week's monster is the Xac-Yij (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/xac-yij.html), one of a group of weird elemental jellyfish called Energons.

I've also been going to a few Maya classes for the past few months, learning how to model characters and etcetera. I've been modelling a little goblin, and you can check my progress on the blog. Also on the blog is a fancy new poll (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/), where you can tell us which type of monster you'd like to see us do next. It closes on the 29th, so ya'll better get clickity-clicking.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fU_BLlO-UV4/TdEzeBBCKcI/AAAAAAAAAdM/VsJJoJnpUe4/s400/primal%2Bair%2Belemental.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/primal-air-elemental.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-05-26, 04:25 PM
I'm surprised I'm the only one who voted for giants so far. I can't think of any of your giant pictures that wasn't made of win. Maybe I just like giants.

"Giant" slowly stops sounding like a word.

Exit
2011-05-30, 05:18 PM
I'm surprised I'm the only one who voted for giants so far. I can't think of any of your giant pictures that wasn't made of win. Maybe I just like giants.

"Giant" slowly stops sounding like a word.

Towards the end giant started getting a couple of more votes, but not enough to topple outsiders, which were the ultimate winners.

I'll post the image for the week tomorrow. There's currently a new poll up for the next creature. This time the question is I open the dungeon door. The monster I see... (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/)

Exit
2011-05-31, 12:50 PM
Presenting the winner of last week's poll: the Mercane (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/mercane.html), the blue-skinned interdimensional vendors. If you want it, they got it.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-nYWeQwTtyjg/TeUNl1IjTPI/AAAAAAAAAgE/3jYFxCBHKy8/s400/mercane.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/05/mercane.html)

Remember to vote on the new poll! I'm enjoying this poll bidness.

Exit
2011-06-06, 06:32 AM
The winner for this week's poll was "wants to help me" and the creature fitting that description was the Domovoi (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/domovoi.html), from Frostburn, a little hairy man of Slavic folklore that keeps fires warm. This is good when you're out in the middle of the freezing tundra.

This week's poll is to help me pick the terrain (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) for next week's creature. You can actually select multiple answers in this poll, so we'll see what happens. Maybe two answers will get the same amount of votes and I'll have to combine them into the same image. I've also posted up some more work on that little 3d goblin model (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/3d), this time with eyes and teeth and such.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-P5PV7TmX9QE/Tey1xXuUiZI/AAAAAAAAAgQ/LEaNprO0nRc/s400/domovoi.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/domovoi.html)

Tvtyrant
2011-06-06, 07:07 PM
Dear lord is your art amazing! I wish you would do a Tsochari though.

Exit
2011-06-07, 05:31 AM
Dear lord is your art amazing! I wish you would do a Tsochari though.

I really, really like Tsochari (or any other kind of parasitic monster like the Jahl), but we're avoiding doing aberrations for a while. Mostly because it'd be so easy to only do aberrations since they're so dang cool. I'll add that one to my list of preferred monsters through in case the polls ever "force" me to do it.

Exit
2011-06-17, 05:45 AM
Howdy howdy.

The winner for last week's poll was city-based monsters. I went and chose the Kenku (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/kenku.html), an evil yet adorable race of flightless tiny crow-like humanoids. I could have drawn them stealing treasure or whatever, but they's birds, yo. Birds are mean when you leave unattened food lying around.

Sorry about the lateness. The poll for this week is adventure mode. Go vote on that sheedeeleedoo.

More work's been done on that goblin model (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/3d) I've been working on for the past month. I've been doing facial blend shapes, which is what you use to help build expressions on a 3d model. They're really fun to build. Next thing will be the blend shapes on the cheeks, eyes and forehead, then figuring out how to make some more advanced controls for them.



http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2011/170/b/2/dndrawings_92__kenku_by_exitstageleft-d3jb4rz.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/kenku.html)

Serpentine
2011-06-17, 05:51 AM
Hehee. Cool. Didn't know Kenku were tiny...

Tengu_temp
2011-06-17, 07:03 PM
My kin! Seal of approval.
http://ffrpg.republika.pl/approve.PNG

Ninjaman
2011-06-18, 03:58 AM
I love them:smallbiggrin:

Exit
2011-06-22, 05:35 AM
The winner's of last week's poll was high fantasy diplomatic mission. Your objective? Make peace with the slave-loving Yakfolk (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/yakfolk.html) of the mountain over yonder. Perhaps you can offer them one of your town's most beautifully crafted sheathes for their magic staffs.

The poll for the week (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/) is regarding the cultural and mythological influences in the monsters of D&D. So far, the results are pretty pleasing and force me to search through the books for an appropriate image. But over the last few polls there's been a clear winner for the first few days, only for one with less votes to suddenly rocket ahead.

And, of course, there's some more 3d progress (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/3d)for y'all so see this week.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FV3ub1H3h1o/TgG6AY8igKI/AAAAAAAAAlA/NaDKAXBwmPg/s400/yakfolk.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/06/yakfolk.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-06-22, 02:47 PM
THOSE TEETH.

I like the picture. In addition to your usual style, the palette choice reminds me of La-Mulana.

Exit
2011-07-03, 04:40 AM
Hey there y'all. Holy smokes I'm late! Like a whole week late!

I'm going to try to do this week's monster really quickly (white and one color, either black or red) so I can be all up to date.

Anyway, the winner of the previous poll was Middle Eastern/Indian and North American-inspired monsters. I decided to go for North American because that culture is under-represented in fantasy gaming. So I did the Wendigo (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/wendigo.html), the representant of cold winters and the merciless wild. I tried to use the hidden faces illusion trick (Wendigos have a supernatural ability called Corner of the Eye that means sometimes they can't be looked at directly).

Oh snap! Look who's back! It's Joe, bringing us one of my favourite monsters from the Epic Level Handbook: the Gloom (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/gloom.html), the silent assassin.



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oy2ZHnksNQg/Tg7wnX_nUMI/AAAAAAAAAmY/Jx-Oy7twb_4/s320/wendigo.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/wendigo.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-07-03, 04:52 PM
The Wendigo looks like something out of a darker version of a Miyazaki movie. Very good.

The Gloom's expression amused me. The creature looks like it came out of Spy vs Spy.

Exit
2011-07-19, 02:44 AM
Hey y'all. Posting creatures up for this past couple of weeks. Presenting the Terror Bird (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/terror-bird.html) (I can't remember what the poll answer was for this one) and the Necropolitan (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/necropolitan.html) (the princess is dead!). One's little more than a prehistoric carnivorous ostrich with a dramatic name, and the other's a sentient zombie.

No poll this week because next week's special. It's going to be the one-year anniversary of Dungeons & Drawings. We're going to be doing gods. I'm going to try double-hard to get Joe to do something for it. I think his work load's become a little bit more manageable.


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/--Fe7WZA3EFA/TiK-JA_iB7I/AAAAAAAAAmo/fd9125XFbuo/s320/necropolitan.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/necropolitan.html)

smuchmuch
2011-07-19, 05:01 AM
Once again there' seem to a noticable influence of masks in your artwork. (at least that the impression I get from seeing your unded face here.)

Exit
2011-07-27, 02:47 AM
Oh wow! Dungeons and Drawings is now one whooooole year old. (Yay) We decided to celebrate by making illustrations of the gods of the D&D pantheon. I've done the most famous one, Pelor (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/pelor-shining-one.html), god of the sun and good things. Joe's done Wee Jas (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/wee-jas-goddess-of-death-and-magic.html), goddess of death and magic, roiling in some sort of horrific arcane womb. Originally he was going to do Boccob, since that was one of his favourite gods, but was immensely disappointed when he did some research on him. Instead of being some cosmic abstract force of magic, Boccob's just some ascended wizard. LAME.

Wait what? We've hit our 100th post too? I think there's an internet law somewhere that says we have to do something about that.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-Qe-l7ZcXvj4/Ti9JQo4Ya7I/AAAAAAAAAmw/dRm7RMl5rkI/s320/pelor.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/07/pelor-shining-one.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-07-27, 02:59 PM
Very cool. I like the decidedly non-standard, nonhuman design.

Serpentine
2011-07-27, 10:04 PM
I'd love to see more Mesoamerican stuff done in that style...
The Wee Jas is wonderful, too.

Exit
2011-08-05, 02:35 AM
Iiiiiiit's DRAGON MONTH over at Dungeons & Drawings. To celebrate our 100th post, for the rest of August we're gonna be posting nothing but dragons, dragons, dragons.

The first two dragons we've tackled are the Gold Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-gold-dragon.html) and the Green Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-green-dragon.html). We've made some attempts at being original in our design, but they still look like fairly typical dragons. I also have to confess that the Green Dragon isn't 100% done; it's still missing some of the intended shading. I present to you my excuse that at work I'm drawing at a desktop all day and when I get home my eyes and back are too tired to focus on something as fiddly as pixel art.

Still going to finish is properly at some point.

I've also started a new tagging system over at Reference Reference (http://referencereference.blogspot.com/), my other blog. So now you can check out what pictures I looked at (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-green-dragon.html) when I drew the green dragon.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-FjIAS2c-JCk/TjsTSWadBLI/AAAAAAAAAqw/BMtGoFpjqp8/s320/green%2Bdragon.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-green-dragon.html)

Serpentine
2011-08-05, 02:41 AM
I was just thinking about this thread, and how much I hope you keep doing it...
EEEEEEEEeeee dragons! :biggrin:

Exit
2011-08-16, 02:29 AM
Okay! Time for another week's worth of dragons (which comes super late). I did a Black Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/black-dragon.html), that classic malevolent ball of hate. My partner went for something a little bit more obscure with the Sunwyrm (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-sunwyrm.html), a sun-like creature with Sleipnir-ish anatomy.

I think somebody is this thread already pointed out the influence I draw from masks (http://referencereference.blogspot.com/search/label/black%20dragon). I've also done a little more work on the Green Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/dragon-month-green-dragon.html), so it should look better than it did last week.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-65QZ9gjKPkk/TkmHM8duP6I/AAAAAAAAArE/tMLh2YvGVrQ/s400/black%2Bdragon.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/black-dragon.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-08-18, 04:18 PM
Dat face. Very cool.

Exit
2011-09-05, 01:50 AM
Man, we've been pretty crummy lately as keeping the blog up. Anyway, we're still going with Dragon "Month" which is turning out to be Dragon Four-Weeks-With-A-Lot-Of-Time-In-Between.

I did the Yu Lung (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/09/dragon-month-yu-lung-carp-dragon.html) this time, also known as a Carp Dragon. The Oriental Adventures setting is really growing on me. The dragons are pretty interesting. There's about ten different kinds of dragon (known as Lungs), but they all come from the same baby form. Up until juvenile, all Lung dragons have a weird larval stage until they suddenly change. Kind of how like with the old digimon toys you'd get the round thing and you could either en up with an awesome dinosaur or a poopy slug.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BAzTP_bpPcM/TmIiW61ilUI/AAAAAAAAArc/TM-0MSwzCLI/s400/carp%2Bdragon.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/09/dragon-month-yu-lung-carp-dragon.html)

Joe decided not to focus on a specific breed of dragon, going instead for some of the dragon-only prestige classes available in the Draconomicon. He chose the Hidecarved Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/09/hidecarved-dragon.html), dragons who beef up their resistances by ripping up their scales in cool patterns.

Next post will be the last in the Dragon "Month".

Tengu_temp
2011-09-06, 10:45 PM
How can you not love that derpy face?

Exit
2011-10-03, 02:33 AM
Soooooo you guys.

Sorry about the being late. By a whole month. Wowsers.

Anyway, huge apologies and excuses written on the same page as my Tiamat (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/dragon-month-tiamat-mother-of-evil.html) drawing. Joe did Bahamut (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/09/dragon-month-bahamut-god-of-all-good.html). We really went in a bit of a crazy direction with these (especially Bahamut), but that's really the whole point of Dungeons and Drawings, isn't it.

This officially concludes Dragon "month", which I hoped you enjoyed. I've returned to doing polls to determine next week's creature, so go cast your vote.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-9yCMcFan4_o/ToliYsej4jI/AAAAAAAAAsA/Oyh7YFlXqY0/s400/tiamat.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/dragon-month-tiamat-mother-of-evil.html)

Exit
2011-10-10, 06:29 AM
Results of last week's poll determined that the character was male and a member of a small, shunned race. Therefore, the creature for the week is a Hybsil who goes by the name of Buck (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/hybsil.html).

This marks the beginning of Buck's story. Using the polls, you will decide what path Buck takes as he enters life as an adventurer. This week, you'll help determine what class he is, and who he's been taking his training from. So go and vote and help further Buck's story (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/buck%27s%20story).


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-k5jqE68I3ZE/TpKkJwY5nXI/AAAAAAAAAsI/tKyyHiBkrlQ/s400/hybsil.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/hybsil.html)

Serpentine
2011-10-10, 06:55 AM
Awwww, he's adorable 83

Exit
2011-10-16, 05:56 PM
First of all, Dungeons and Drawings now has an official facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dungeons-Drawings/233931879996459?sk=wall). Meaning that those of you who don't come to these forums that often or don't really used blogger very much can now follow that page for updates as they come.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-I6-ppqt1G38/Tptavl6kFCI/AAAAAAAAAsc/q7dZAoRDyHA/s400/facebooklogo.png (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dungeons-Drawings/233931879996459?sk=wall)

Secondly, the winner of the poll to determine Buck's class was arcane savant. You are now Buck, Hybsil sorcerer! One of your most useful spells is summon monster I, which you use to call your trustworthy celestial fire beetle (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/celestial-fire-beetle.html).

You've completed the very basics of your training and you're almost ready to go out into the world and face adventure. But first, your tribe has to give you a test, to prove your worth to go leave the safety of your native land. But which test will you take? Go vote on the new poll to determine the next part of Buck's story (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/buck%27s%20story)!


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-9wFmkVaTy6A/TptX7sNGcdI/AAAAAAAAAsQ/mLkZAkygiGs/s400/celestial%2Bfire%2Bbeetle.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/celestial-fire-beetle.html)

Tengu_temp
2011-10-16, 08:26 PM
Hell yeah, more cute insects.

Exit
2011-10-26, 01:15 AM
Hey y'all. As you can tell, the image is a bit late this week. Could it be because I've been kidnapped by ghosts, or a simple case of artist's block? Well, no ghost is gonna stop me from going to the London Comic Con this Saturday! And I don't see why it should stop you from voting on our super spooky Dungeons & Drawings halloween poll. Pick your favorite horror subgenre! (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/)

Joe and I will be there this Saturday and Sunday, under the label of Omnipathy comics. If any of you guys out there are from London or near London, come on over to buy Dungeons & Drawings stickers and cards, as well as Joe's 100% original comic book Omnipathy #1.



http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/301439_239268996129414_233931879996459_690535_3511 00728_n.jpg

Exit
2011-11-11, 12:44 PM
Slowwwwly making my way through my backlog of monsters of the past... three weeks. The first two are the answers to the poll questions: Buck's test and subgenre of horror. So here's are my responses, the first is Will O Wisp (http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jB1cQ52WaQA/TredBFj4AUI/AAAAAAAAAtI/DAU44lYrA8E/s1600/willowisp.png) (test of courage) and the next is the Rat Swarm (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/rat-swarm.html) (psychological horror).


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NnCUA1zx1pA/Tr1Z-gA54vI/AAAAAAAAAtQ/pMybUQ-_y5o/s400/ratswarm.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/rat-swarm.html)

Next couple of monsters will be my choice, to make things go faster until I'm all caught up.

Exit
2011-11-21, 05:07 AM
For the next coupla weeks I'm gonna take a break from the Buck Story (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/buck%27s%20story) to do character portraits of my Carrion Crown group (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/carrion%20crown). This is technically Pathfinder and not D&D but the two things are so dang similar it may as well count.

We've got six players in our group, and I've done two portraits so far. The first is, of course, mine: Spackle Thrush (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/spackle-thrush.html) the super playful gnome juggler/comedian. She's probably one of the most fun characters I've ever play ever ever and the most useful outside a combat situation. I'm literally building her so she can do diddly squat when it comes to hitting things, preferring to go about stopping conflict with friendship and smiles (or the Oppressive Boredom spell because Ultimate Magic inserted a ton of super funny spells).

The second character is the team archer/tracker, a dhampir (i.e. a half vampite), Cassimara Raventhorn (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nX5JxCsDmTA/TsjtqjkjBhI/AAAAAAAAAvI/IqSZ5Br5fIw/s400/dhampir_cassimara.png). Extra little funny tidbit on her because the team cleric has built his character around being an undead slayer, didn't notice that our ranger is half-vampire until the third session, and now has to give her a warning so she can avoid his super optimized channel ability.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-yUzntnhJWAc/TsOJd5AeUiI/AAAAAAAAAtg/J1yqZNILXWc/s400/gnome_spackle.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/spackle-thrush.html)

Did I mention this is a horror/mystery campaign?

Exit
2011-11-29, 05:02 AM
My fellows in the Carrion Crown game are playing saw my Spackle pic, so now I'm doing character portraits for the whole team. So far (including Spackle) I've done half the team, which include our Dhampir archer/note-taker (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/cassimara-raventhorn-dhampir.html) and half-orc Paladin of Iomedae (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/tsargoth-nouara-half-orc.html).

This week I also have a guest image, done by Tara Helfer (http://tarahelfer.com/), the head of the 72 Demons (http://72demons.blogspot.com/) project that I'll be doing one image for. She's done a really really rad Owlbear (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/owlbear-by-tara-helfer.html).



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nX5JxCsDmTA/TsjtqjkjBhI/AAAAAAAAAvI/IqSZ5Br5fIw/s400/dhampir_cassimara.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/cassimara-raventhorn-dhampir.html)

Exit
2011-12-06, 04:56 AM
I'm almost done with doing all the players in the group. This time I did a double one with this, drawing both the team cleric and rogue (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/12/valenmar-human-cleric-and-edge-tiefling.html). Our cleric recently left us, which means battles are gonna go a bit more slowly since he'd pretty much optimized himself to destroy undead.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-SGHllDhwS34/Tt3lbJl2ZCI/AAAAAAAAAzo/ztdGBQ-H8E8/s400/valenmar_edge.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/12/valenmar-human-cleric-and-edge-tiefling.html)

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2011-12-19, 05:36 AM
This particular image functions as both a monster drawing and a character portrait. Meet the former Tark Skullcutter (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/12/wraith-formerly-tark-skulltaker-human.html), our party's barbarian, who met his unfotunate end at the incorporeal claws of a wraith. Then he met a second end by our hands and holy water when he came back to life as a hideous undead shade.

He has been buried in the cementery of the temple of Iomedae is Lepistadt.

And that's how we found out how super dangerous wraiths are.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-nL7OOCuUJII/Tu50suawwOI/AAAAAAAAAzw/ZvqZAmPXDy4/s320/wraith.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/12/wraith-formerly-tark-skulltaker-human.html)

This is the last of the character portraits for a while, which means I now get to go back to actually drawing monsters. Remember that?

flyingchicken
2011-12-19, 03:19 PM
these are amazing i wish i had the patience and attention to do multi-session art :<

Exit
2011-12-27, 06:33 AM
Meeeeeerry Christmas folks. I wanted a break from this, so this year's Christmas drawing was brought to you by Adam Vian of Super Flash Bros (http://superflashbros.net/), who has given us the Gaspar (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/12/gaspar-by-adam-vian.html) (which was one of those unfortunate monsters who looks really silly in the manuals but we made it work). You may remember him from previous guest spots such as the Crypt Thing (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/04/guest-week-crypt-thing-by-adam-vian.html) and the Glaistig (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/01/glaistig.html).

Also last week I did a Demilich (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eXN6t12rzHo/TvEor1c6QEI/AAAAAAAAA0A/yQHMu-VWkjE/s400/demilich.png). One of the commenters on there said it was the Ed Hardy of the undead, and I think that's the most apt description in the world.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eXN6t12rzHo/TvEor1c6QEI/AAAAAAAAA0A/yQHMu-VWkjE/s400/demilich.png (http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-eXN6t12rzHo/TvEor1c6QEI/AAAAAAAAA0A/yQHMu-VWkjE/s400/demilich.png)

Exit
2012-01-17, 05:22 AM
Man I haven't posted here in forrrevvvs. So. That's three new drawings on the site which I totally neglected to link to here.

(BTW Happy New Year)

We've got the Bacchae (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/01/bacchae-by-joe-sparrow.html) (by Joe Sparrow, former partner in crime) for the New Year, then two by me: the Satyr (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/01/satyr.html) and the Knell Beetle (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/01/knell-beetle.html).

Knell Beetles are silly.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-p-dHhTRvLVk/TxNOhVmdJ9I/AAAAAAAAA5A/5Q1wL5gehco/s400/knell+beetle.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/01/knell-beetle.html)

Exit
2012-02-01, 04:12 AM
Been busy these last coupla weeks with various things. This included me going around dropping off showreels to various studios. Still trying to work up the courage to send a portfolio to Paizo and Wizards.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-8S2j1_bBbto/TybK0Eq4fYI/AAAAAAAAA5Q/7oqmo9q0ld8/s1600/clockwork+mender.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/01/clockwork-mender.html)

Serpentine
2012-02-01, 11:16 AM
I really think you should :smallsmile:

...what the heck is that thing? :smallconfused:

Tengu_temp
2012-02-01, 11:52 AM
A construct from Mechanus, obviously! You can also click it for a link to the blog.

I like the beetles. Even if not all of them are technically beetles.

Exit
2012-02-09, 06:01 AM
Yeah, the "beetle" in knell beetle is quite a loose term, considering their description in the book just screams crustacean to me.

Did a Disenchanter (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/02/disenchanter.html) this week, another creature designed to correct your mistake of letting the party get a little too powerful. It seems like every other monster I come across now is something a wizard made and then lost control of. To the point where I've made a tag for it now (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/search/label/silly%20things%20wizards%20make).

This is the first background I've done since forever ago. The last background I drew was for the Black Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/08/black-dragon.html), which wasn't that good to begin with.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-v0v5I_jGTk4/TzKl6bdctSI/AAAAAAAAA6M/evNKuJmpAf0/s400/disenchanter72dpi.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/02/disenchanter.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-02-09, 07:36 PM
The wizard amuses me.

Wolfs Heart
2012-02-11, 03:43 AM
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-k5jqE68I3ZE/TpKkJwY5nXI/AAAAAAAAAsI/tKyyHiBkrlQ/s400/hybsil.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2011/10/hybsil.html)[/QUOTE]

Nice piece
Jeff

Rappy
2012-02-11, 10:54 AM
I do like Pathfinder's art for the disenchanter, but there's a nice, amusing yet menacing quality to the one you've drawn.

Good work. :smallsmile:

Exit
2012-02-13, 03:06 AM
I do like Pathfinder's art for the disenchanter, but there's a nice, amusing yet menacing quality to the one you've drawn.

Good work. :smallsmile:

All my art has an amusing quality. I do like the Pathfinder disenchanter too, especially the part where it's a weaker monster so you stand a chance of doing okay against it.

Anyway, this is the Abeil (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/02/abeil.html), my creature for the week and also my 3d modelling practice. I wanted to make something quite low-poly under the illusion that it would be easier to rig. Well, I don't know if it was any easier to rig, but it was stupid and frustrating and when I was mostly done I figured out that maybe I could've done it another less stupid and frustrating way. Make mistakes and learn, I guess.

I decided to do a little research on bees as well, because sometimes I do things like that. On conclusion of said research, I was quite disappointed that Wizards didn't exploit the horrors of real bee society.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fxliZYrn6H0/TzeOjIaDxzI/AAAAAAAAA6U/1Z9GqS_j0fE/s1600/abeil_gif_1.gif (http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fxliZYrn6H0/TzeOjIaDxzI/AAAAAAAAA6U/1Z9GqS_j0fE/s1600/abeil_gif_1.gif)

Exit
2012-02-21, 03:16 AM
Here's the Ice Serpent (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/02/ice-serpent.html), a creature of the world of Faerûn. It's really nice and interesting to draw a snake that's 100% constricting rather than the venomous kind, and I enjoyed the challenge of trying to find a way to communicate that (coils, coils everywhere).

This particular beast kills you by squeezing the life-heat out of you and absorbing it into itself. Supposedly it's invisible (according to the book's flavour text), but it doesn't seem to have that taken into account in its stats.

I was originally going for a Mignola look with this, but that devolved quite quickly into my usualy cutesiness. Because that's the way I roll.


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-NIpNpHpxkyg/T0F_mVUAsrI/AAAAAAAAA6c/shjhYNbNimQ/s400/ice+serpent.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/02/ice-serpent.html)

Exit
2012-03-09, 05:59 AM
I'm not dead!

I've just been working for the past few weeks and boy does drawing all day tire me out. Now I'm back to having some free time, so I'm trying to catch up with my many missing weeks of Dungeons and Drawings.

So here's two creatures for you: the drow (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/drow.html) and the chronotyryn (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/chronotyryn.html).

I don't think I have to explain drow to you guys, but I'll give you a sentence. Evil elves with black skin that have a spider fetish.

The chronotyryn is something a bit more interesting, unusual and hasn't really saturated fantasy gaming culture the way drow have (and didn't make it's way in 4E even though it's an interesting concept). Essentially, it's a really big, highly intelligent bird with adamantine feathers and a double brain and voice box. They have dangerous magical powers, and a good amount of time-related spell-like abilities.


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-fu8klSK6-8c/T1d_M7HwKfI/AAAAAAAAA6k/AQGAoQnSf-g/s400/chronotyryn.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/chronotyryn.html) http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-eeZGiaKG7-Q/T1jZ8zuFyjI/AAAAAAAAA6s/JN8wvm4Ef3A/s400/drow.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/drow.html)

Exit
2012-03-16, 03:32 AM
I... I think I might actually be caught up now you guys. What a strange sensation.

Here's a dire weasel (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/dire-weasel.html), because despite what feels like a really absurd concept, they're really cool.

Next coupla drawings might be more character portraits from my Carrion Crown game.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-b-195qJCFQA/T2ICBOkBltI/AAAAAAAAA60/can65P-AdvM/s400/dire+weasel.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.com/2012/03/dire-weasel.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-03-16, 01:46 PM
This might be the best picture ever.

Exit
2012-03-26, 04:43 AM
Character art! I'd been intending to do the two newest members of the Carrion Crown campaign I'm working on, and after a lot of putting off (in favour of drawing actual creatures) here they are: Cincinattus (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/cincinnatus-tiberio-oracle-of-battle.html) the oracle of battle and Metheriel (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/metharel-velenaedasr-elven-conjurer.html) the elven conjurer. We picked up the oracle when we were burying our barbarian. He seemed strong enough.

Cincinnatus and my character don't get along. He's a jerky jerk.





http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-qsYO87XVtBE/T2XVypRVuOI/AAAAAAAAA98/wmGSmAQDAtQ/s400/cincinnatus.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/cincinnatus-tiberio-oracle-of-battle.html)
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-C3YpzFzD6Qc/T2oDiYaW13I/AAAAAAAAA-E/wvkWLkzqLuI/s400/methriel.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/metharel-velenaedasr-elven-conjurer.html)

Exit
2012-04-11, 05:17 AM
100,000 views on the blog and a special gushy thank you to everyone written in detail there. Have made a picture of the 3.5 party (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/party.html), featuring the classic four-party classes. Here are Jozan the cleric, Tordek the fighter, Lidda the rogue and Mialee the wizard.

I'm gonna be having a guest week soon, once I get all my bits of art together from the others artists. Should be quite neat.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-WX-ma5A6IlI/T3MLOxjsV0I/AAAAAAAAA-U/nQAUW5Z7FM8/s400/d&d+characters.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/party.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-04-11, 09:22 PM
Those faces. Especially Lidda.

Exit
2012-04-12, 04:36 PM
Those faces. Especially Lidda.

Quite fond of Lidda's face, but I think Tordek's my favourite. They both looked a bit better in my sketchbook, but they always do.





Anyway, also did a Siege Crab (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/siege-crab.html) for last "Sunday", which is a gangantuan crab hollowed out by kuo-toa (or sahaugin, or whatever other evil sea-dwelling race you've got) to be used as some horrible half-living Frankenstein tank. I've been quite pleased with the positive response to it over at the blog.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-AnmuV41ngKs/T4VUAHYoV4I/AAAAAAAAA-c/sivUaPRKHC0/s400/siege+crab.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/siege-crab.html)

Exit
2012-04-22, 05:15 AM
Did an Elder Brain (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/elder-brain.html). If you guys can't tell, I've got a job again now, which means that I'm being a bit staggered when it comes to actually putting stuff up on time (this was supposed to be last week's monster).

But next week's gonna be a guest week! Which is gonna have all sortsa things that make me look really bad by comparison. Includes one internet famous person! (Wowzers!)


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-UcZccOHGqTo/T5LbzflF5FI/AAAAAAAAA_Q/d8P-AK_aflI/s400/elder+brain.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/elder-brain.html)

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2012-04-29, 04:33 AM
So this week's been a guest week for Dungeons and Drawings. Lotsa neat pictures that make me look bad and mean I have to try harder. Also at least one creature that I wanted to do but couldn't refuse to a guest when they requested it because that's just rude.

It's made for a good week off. Well, relatively. I still have a lot of other work to do.

Anyway, here's the creatures and who drew them.

Mind Flayer (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-mind-flayer-by-antoine.html) by Antoine Porcheron
Forsaken Shell (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-forsaken-shell-by-tony.html) by Tony Comley
Sahuagin (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-sahuagin-by-chris-cox.html) by Chris Cox
Death Night (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-death-night-by-christian.html) by Cristian Ortiz Martínez
Manscorpion (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-manscorpion-by-oliver.html) by Oliver Cuthbertson
Gravorg (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-gravorg-by-emmie-bednall.html) by Emmie Bednall
Nycter (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-nycter-by-katie-tiedrich.html) by Katie Tiedrich


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-czkix2df1C4/T5O-BLo61BI/AAAAAAAAA_Y/siUGWLomzXE/s400/1+-+mindflayer.jpg (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/guest-week-mind-flayer-by-antoine.html)

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2012-05-14, 01:49 AM
My own images now. I did a Crypt Chanter (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/crypt-chanter.html) and an Arcane Ooze (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/arcane-ooze.html).

You know what's something I don't like? When I spend forever and ever in my sketchbook and in photoshop trying to design and lay out a particular monster and just can't get in right, then you just give up on in to do another monster and you knock out a satisfying image in five hours. It's a little bit frustrating.

It's what happened with the Crypt Chanter (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/crypt-chanter.html), where I was originally trying to draw a hopping vampire but just couldn't get it to look right on the page. I didn't want to be late again so I drew a group of singing wraiths. It took me about three hours from start to finish. I'd been working on the hopping vampire for at least three days. Them's the breaks.

I set out doing the Arcane Ooze (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/arcane-ooze.html) as a bit of a challenge to myself. Becuase while oozes are easy to draw, they're hard to design. There's only so many different ways you can draw a blob. And to just do a blo and change the colour seemed a little bit lazy.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-0NX4Y_Q6DgE/T7Aw_TPYuMI/AAAAAAAABCE/jQXDKKrUKF0/s400/arcane+ooze.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/arcane-ooze.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-05-14, 10:39 AM
That's one unlucky mage. Does he only face magic-eating monsters?

Exit
2012-05-25, 01:38 AM
Man, I think this website's stopped sending me me alerts when somebody else makes a post.

Anyway. Did a Devourer (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/devourer.html). I'm not terribly happy with the way it came out (it looked better in my thumbnails), but others seem to like it.

Tomorrow I'll be at the London MCM Expo, in the artist's alley, table I8. Rrrright next to a main road, so that's really good.

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-L02tBh8KsCw/T7lP4sev7PI/AAAAAAAABCQ/4XC6eALrwGo/s400/devourer.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/devourer.html)

Serpentine
2012-05-25, 11:50 AM
Lots of very cool stuff, Exit :smallsmile: I particularly like that Siege Crab picture, but I have a thing for Middle/South American-style art.

Exit
2012-06-08, 02:10 AM
Didn't put an update post last week here due to me not knowing whether it would be considered NSFW or not. At any rate, there's nipples. Simplified, abstacted nipples. It was a medusa (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/medusa.html) what I dids there.

This week's image was a group of myconids (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/myconid.html) and every time I look at them I get really hungry because I love mushrooms, both ascetically and culinarily.

The MCM Expo went well. One of you actually recognized me from the internet, which is very very pleasing. I think she gave me her forum name, but I can't remember it (I remember the real-world name, but that's not for you to know). I hope you're enjoying your derptastic hippogriff.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-NJRdtoFy4Vs/T85aLBBeDwI/AAAAAAAABCo/sJyJaV9TyAU/s400/myconid.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/myconid.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-06-08, 04:01 PM
Totally not phallic.

Exit
2012-06-09, 03:56 AM
Totally not phallic.

I swear I'll be like 95% done with an image, then look at it and go "...crap".

Exit
2012-07-16, 04:14 AM
...

This is the biggest lapse in my cross-posting responsibilities ever. Some of you must've thought I'd just quite, but I just have a month's worth of stuff that I'd forgotten to post here (for a month). I've just been very tired lately.

So the monsters I've drawns are the Zelekhu (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/zelekhut.html)t (centaur terminator of justice), Brain Mole (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/brain-mole.html) (psychic-killing mole), Eyeball Beholderkin (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/eyeball-beholderkin.html) (itty bitty beholder) and Bogun (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/bogun.html) (homunculus for druids).




http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-bMuLhErxFXA/T-OGHvUAlhI/AAAAAAAABC0/3tUMuexWimw/s400/zelekhut.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/zelekhut.html)



http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Mw0YkJdzfnQ/T-zOTrLZqpI/AAAAAAAABDA/YdhddcmQ5uI/s400/brain+mole.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/brain-mole.html)


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-agclbyW8txM/T_nRi3phf5I/AAAAAAAABDM/8titB-L8xYs/s400/beholderkin+eyeball.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/eyeball-beholderkin.html)


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-mfWYshPLwDs/UALvg1NXV9I/AAAAAAAABDc/swNDouJBYHk/s400/bogun.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/bogun.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-07-16, 11:56 AM
Surprisingly to no-one, Beholderkin is my favorite here.

Exit
2012-07-23, 05:33 AM
Last week was a week almost entirely dedicated to making up for all the lost weeks on the blog and preparing a buffer. Specifically, preparing my images for next month, which will mark the two-year anniversary of Dungeons and Drawings. Last year we did Dragon Month (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/type%3A%20dragon), which, as you doubtless remember, ended up being a bit longer than that because we couldn't get our act together. Being a bit more organized this year.

So I've got three images for you this week, making up for all the previous missed weeks.

We've got the Aoa (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/aoa.html), a giant mercurial magic-eating blob born when the Positive and Negative Energy Planes touch at the edges. They eat magic.

There's the Behir (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/behir.html), a classic of D&D, being a giant lightning-spitting purple snake that really really hates dragons. Went for a simplistic style with that one.

And the Conflagration Ooze (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/conflagration-ooze.html), which follows on the simple style of the Behir. Yet another huge thing, albeit this one being a sentient blob made out of poisoned fire and malice.




http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-BPPkJFRkBx0/UAVsCcfuBEI/AAAAAAAABEI/HmjqcQHgjAQ/s400/aoa.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/aoa.html)


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Vu5vV8vhO3g/UAflOF3mYJI/AAAAAAAABEY/_Q9yUjc2VBQ/s400/behir.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/behir.html)


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-tlbkmhqzm0M/UAlkI46eGhI/AAAAAAAABFA/XhHexuRpOpY/s400/conflagration+ooze.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/conflagration-ooze.html)

Rappy
2012-07-23, 06:05 AM
I rather like the minimalist tribal art style you went for with the behir and conflagration ooze. Indeed, considering the behir is originally from Scottish mythology, the reminiscence to Celtic circle art is even more apt.

Exit
2012-08-06, 05:03 AM
So my last image was the Dark Creeper (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/dark-creeper.html), which I'm not very happy about. Some have been quite nice at saying that they like it, but it didn't turn out the way I wanted it and am glad to relegate it to the bleh pile.

On a more pleased note, this month marks the two-year anniversary of Dungeons and Drawings. And we'll be doing a specific type of subject for this whole month. God Month! We'll be doing different gods (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/search/label/type%3A%20deity) of the D&D pantheon for the whole of this month. And I say "we" because Joe will be joining in on this. Remember Joe? Well he decided he wanted in on this anniversary goodness so you's guys is gonna have twice the amount of images this month than usual.

I did Fharlanghn (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-fharlanghn-dweller-on-horizon.html), he-whose-name-is-annoying-to-spell, the god of travellers, while Joe did Boccob (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-boccob-uncaring.html), the god of magic. Originally I wanted to do Boccob, but it's his favourite D&D god so I bowed out and let him work his magic.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-FOwMrE_f3Do/UBKZnGZjFeI/AAAAAAAABFk/zgTB1GoQWws/s400/fharlanghn.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-fharlanghn-dweller-on-horizon.html)

Pokonic
2012-08-06, 10:28 AM
Holy crap. Your art is like, one part SJ with a little bit of Wind Waker to taste. I love it. :smallredface:

Exit
2012-08-14, 04:43 AM
We're continuing God Month over at the blog. We've got ourselves two new fellas: Azul (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-azul-lord-of-rain.html) the Lord of Rain (from the Sandstorm setting) and Gruumsh (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-gruumsh-one-eyed-god.html) the One-Eyed God (from forever).



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-EjBqzNXTQ1Y/UCD_CmEvzmI/AAAAAAAABGk/bdkQtWPGx-E/s320/azul.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-azul-lord-of-rain.html)

Exit
2012-09-05, 09:05 AM
God Month is done now. The last four gods were the Raven Queen (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-raven-queen.html) and Ehlonna (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-ehlonna-of-forests.html) on my side, and Vecna (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-vecna-master-of-secrets.html) and Moradin (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-moradin-soul-forger.html) on Joe's side. Thus ends our celebration of two years of the blog. I hope y'all enjoyed it. And now we're back to our regular not-really-themed form of updating.


http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-RAiEdJ_3qno/UAgzJPlvl5I/AAAAAAAABE0/Uv4Lt22s3yA/s400/ravenqueen.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-raven-queen.html)

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-VlDLEap_HOo/UBJqLWsna0I/AAAAAAAABFQ/3Nx0--ebd3g/s400/ehlonna.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/god-month-ehlonna-of-forests.html)

Exit
2012-10-03, 02:20 AM
Ehhhh, I'm sucking quite a bit at putting news up here.

So Joe's officially rejoined the blog now, so we have twice as much art as in the past year.

From me you've got the Elysian Thrush (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/elysian-thrush.html), a Fire Mephit (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/fire-mephit.html), a Giant Banded Lizard (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/giant-banded-lizard.html), a Hippogriff (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/hippogriff.html) (which is animated!) and Ixitxachitl (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/ixitxachitl.html).

On Joe's side you've got a Rogue Eidolon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/rogue-eidolon.html), an Ogre Mage (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/ogre-mage.html), a Tarrasque (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/tarrasque.html), a Pit Fiend (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/pit-fiend.html) and a Bhut (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/bhut.html).


http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Hv58kX30xV4/UC4Z_U4mVZI/AAAAAAAABG4/9jPS0ujXvrY/s640/elysian+thrush.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/elysian-thrush.html)

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-2mlByMFKY9A/UDfYSUn4HSI/AAAAAAAABHM/L4KoMpzfXqk/s640/fire+mephit_02.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/fire-mephit.html)

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-jIFpK6gSpNY/UFChvA2FHxI/AAAAAAAABIs/Xds5yXnqAj8/s640/giant+banded+lizard.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/giant-banded-lizard.html)

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rGJ9ltPStJU/UGjEjXVKGtI/AAAAAAAABJM/V59jBeIXEtg/s640/Ixitxachitl.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/ixitxachitl.html)

CheesePirate
2012-10-03, 02:58 AM
Excellent stuff, the striped lizard is especially adorable!

Exit
2012-10-16, 03:46 AM
More stuff this week. From my end you've got the Jahi (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/jahi.html) (NSFW), a spirit that makes people give into hedonistic desire, and the Kelpie (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/kelpie.html), a sinister water horse of Celtic mythology. On Joe's end, there's the Lumi (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/lumi_9.html), a humorless, neckless being of light, and the Balhannoth (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/balhannoth.html), because sometimes you hate your players.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-kI1GheI6qJE/UHsAT0CthjI/AAAAAAAABJg/Ur12rvNEw6E/s640/kelpie.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/kelpie.html)

Serpentine
2012-10-16, 07:16 AM
Wooooow. That Jahi... I didn't get it at first (I thought one of the eyes was the creature), but when I did... wow. And that Kelpie is beautiful :smallsmile:

Exit
2012-11-22, 07:10 AM
More monsters from me and from Joe.

From me:
Lodestone Marauder (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/lodestone-marauder.html): a magnetic war beast. The image is made from tinfoil since my computer was busted that week.
Mummy (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/mummy.html): A dessicated corpse that will turn YOU into a dessicated corpse, my Halloween image. Tried to go in a slightly different direction with the mummy thing, since other societies used mummification (though the Monster Manual does mention evil desert gods, so it's pretty clear that it's supposed to be an Egypt thing).
Needlefolk (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/needlefolk.html): Thistle people that really really hate elves for some reason. They also sleep during the winter.
Ocean Strider (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/ocean-strider.html): Huge orca-people that want you to get out of their ocean. Or else.


From Joe:
Leviathan (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/leviathan.html): literally a giant whale that for some reason is classified as a Magical Beast.
Morgh (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/morhg.html): a horrible gooey thing made from the soul of a mass murderer, Joe's Halloween image. For the longest time I was wondering why a skeleton would form a weird worm, but it turns out that it's a weird worm that takes over corpses.
Nimblewright (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/nimblewright.html): a construct made for impersonating people and assassinations. Also it's intelligent, so make sure it doesn't turn on you, Skynet style.
Ormyrr (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/ormyrr.html): Big slug-worm things that are really into magic, but are for some reason completely unable to perform any. The image is really cute, so look at it.




http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-8lMXFP4t4mo/UIUfWdf_wwI/AAAAAAAABJ0/eN9HnW6qk-8/s640/lodestone+marauder.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/lodestone-marauder.html)

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-e068mgM_6AE/UJmKkPOSMxI/AAAAAAAABKc/5Tvdg4-tvLQ/s640/mummy.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/mummy.html)

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-52bPunSHkq4/UKfHTbfzBiI/AAAAAAAABKw/IwQUBbU-SGs/s640/needlefolk.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/needlefolk.html)

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ooY88mkL2V4/UK4OPJxHaFI/AAAAAAAABLE/-jgO5aFXU-I/s640/oceanstrider.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/ocean-strider.html)

Exit
2012-11-27, 06:01 AM
An attempt to make regular updates on here again. My image for the week is the Prismasaurus (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/the-prismasaurus-is-one-of-those.html), which is an epic-level rainbow dinosaur. Beware of the rainbow dinosaurs. Joe's image is the Phase Spider (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/phase-spider.html), who seems unhappy with its state of being.



http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-EJOF2UWdWN4/ULIa0IFGSgI/AAAAAAAABLs/oLGKfichK5I/s640/prismosaurus.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/the-prismasaurus-is-one-of-those.html)

Exit
2012-12-12, 06:04 AM
More monsters. I can't stop myself from making horrifying things cute. Things in the blog are tagged by CR now too.

Me:
Quasit (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/quasit.html), an itty bitty little demon. In my case, an evil lamprey pickle thing.
Retriever (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/retriever.html), technically a construct crafted by demons rather than a demon in its own right. You still don't want to be hunted by it or be at the wrong end of its eye beams.
Salamander (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/salamander.html), a flaming serpent from the Elemental Plane of Fire. Don't let them big cute watery eyes fool you, it will burn you up.


Joe:
Quell (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/quell.html), a ghostly thing that hates gods and can sever divine casters from their source. Just try to cast cure light wounds or turn them now.
Rot Reaver (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/rot-reaver.html), a big gorilla thing with two tongues that reeeeaaaally likes the taste of putrid flesh.
Shrieking Terror (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/shrieking-terror.html), literally a giant flying starfish hydra thing. I like to think of it as flying like one of those whirly sycamore seed pods.




http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Oq37FFa0NR0/ULTXUkCyl6I/AAAAAAAABMA/P3LZKtZitDs/s640/quasit.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/quasit.html)


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x4HqeUo2ZpI/UL4Zfj6mMcI/AAAAAAAABMU/nwmmLzpN02o/s640/retriever.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/retriever.html)


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-W3FkA1grEnk/UMXcG2PccQI/AAAAAAAABMo/hvmyP-ecpZU/s640/salamander.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/salamander.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-12-12, 09:40 AM
I can't stop myself from making horrifying things cute.

That's a good description of the blog as a whole.

Exit
2012-12-22, 01:02 PM
I get the feeling one of you might be quite happy about this.

We decided to do two forms of the same creature: the tengu, crow-like humanoid swordsmasters. I did the crow-headed (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/tengu-crow-headed.html) one, while Joe did the man-headed (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/tengu.html) one. The man-headed one is the more dangerous of the two, being able to cast a good number of spells in addition to being a good fighter.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-ak3Ud2uBOrU/UMslgNuyMEI/AAAAAAAABN4/ChphYzA5vmk/s640/tengu.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/tengu-crow-headed.html)

Tengu_temp
2012-12-23, 03:15 AM
I get the feeling one of you might be quite happy about this.


I wonder who might that be!

Exit
2012-12-23, 05:26 AM
I wonder who might that be!

Man, I don't even know.

Exit
2012-12-27, 12:16 PM
A hope you guys had very holly jolly Snowflake Day and will have a splendid New Yearsgiving. Me and Joe did creatures from the Frostburn book to match the frosty weather. Well, it's probably frosty where some of you are. It's mostly rainy and windy where I am.

I did the Urskan (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/urskan.html), which are armored polar bears. Curse you, Phillip Pullman, for making this a fantasy requirement. Joe did the Uldra (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/uldra.html), little frost people who are really fond of tall hats. They're also one of the player races in the Frostburn book, which I think is a cool idea and would play (chilly gnomes!).


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XBMncAT88Rc/UMtpaOKtzYI/AAAAAAAABOM/AAuflhiChwo/s640/urskan.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.be/2012/12/urskan.html)

Exit
2013-01-16, 03:13 PM
This time we did the Vine Horror (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/vine-horror.html) and Vargouille (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/vargouille.html) (doubling as the first official image of 2013).

The Vine Horror is a plant creature, an algae hive mind with the ability to control nearby vines. It normally adopts a vaguely humanoid form, presumably to lure people lost in the shadowy swamps. Since they lack bone structure, they're able to squeeze through tiny spaces. Spaces a mouse could crawl though. Work with it.

The Vargouille is a D&D classic. It's a severed head with large bat wings instead of ears. It might sound ridiculours, but you just wait until it paralyzes you with a shriek, it forces a kiss on you, and your head tears itself from your body to follow it.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-vKV6JiJDy4k/UNB_90osARI/AAAAAAAABPA/DovF-FnNNSY/s640/vine+horror.jpg (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/vine-horror.html)

Exit
2013-01-21, 02:57 AM
Dungeons and Drawings has now reached 200 monsters! No repeats. It took a while for us to pick an appropriate theme but eventually we found some monsters we haven't done.

The theme is classic big bads.

I did the Red Dragon (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/red-dragon.html), practically the mascot of the whole game series. It was quite fun designing the dragon's face. I probably should've gone a bit crazier with the body, but whatevs.

Joe did the Lich (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/lich.html), a much more colorful take on the usually quite drab and sombre creature. Just because you're an undead blasphemy, this doesn't mean you colour sense should wither away too.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-XUHDhyiEzZM/UPADPiJErvI/AAAAAAAABPs/eVK4pFs5gfg/s640/red+dragon.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/red-dragon.html)

ShadowFireLance
2013-01-23, 01:11 PM
Heh, That Red Dragon is awesome dude, Keep up the good work!

Exit
2013-02-06, 06:49 PM
More stuff from us. It feels like Joe's ahead of me in quality in leaps and bounds, but I guess it's pretty normal to feel intimidated by somebody else's incredible artistic prowess.

On my side we've got the Worm That Walks (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/worm-that-walks.html), a lich that isntead of being a corpse, it's a pile of maggots. I also did a Xerfilstyx (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/xerfilstyx.html), which is a quite interesting devil based around confusion and forgetfulness.

On Joe's end there's his fabulous Werewolf (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/werewolf.html) (I like to call him Wreck-It Ruff) as well as a very nice drawing of a Xorn (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/xorn.html), one that makes it look like a for realsies earth elemental.




http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-EJbIpW33GnA/UPVDte1Rv3I/AAAAAAAABQA/u_NIAgk9HNc/s640/worm+that+walks02.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/01/worm-that-walks.html)


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-maiRZgVmOao/UQ2QR7V-sNI/AAAAAAAABQU/3SPgpQvtA-E/s640/xerfilstyx.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/xerfilstyx.html)

Exit
2013-02-11, 07:13 AM
More creatures for this week. I was a bit late (again) due to work, but I feel I managed to make something kinda interesting. I did the Yeth Hound (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/yeth-hound.html), taking inspiration from the acutal mythological origin of the creature. That being a headless hellhound that hunts souls lost in the moors of the British Isles.

Joe took on the Yuan-Ti Abomination (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/yuan-ti.html), one of many of the breed of corrupt snake people. We looked a lot of cute photographs and videos of snakes for this.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-jBiVQYXzfoQ/URjKSXFlCCI/AAAAAAAABRg/S8K_O7dAer8/s640/yeth+hound.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/yeth-hound.html)

Exit
2013-02-24, 09:03 AM
These creatures end a theme that we were using for the last many few weeks: the alphabet. I end that run with the Zaratan (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/zaratan.html), a giant turtle-island. Curiously, the creature is listed in the Arms and Equipment Guide instead of a Monster Manual, under exotic mount. The ironic thing is that it isn't much of a mount, i.e. a creature than can be confidently directed by a rider. The closest thing to guiding you can do with it is have a singer stand on its head and sing to raise the turtle out of its stupor. Having it go in the direction you want is even trickier.

Joe's image was the Zodar (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/zodar.html), which you'd think is quite boring if you just went by the image in the book it comes from. It appears as suit of black armor, but its filled with some kind of muscle tissue and can briefly double its strength. It can also grant wishes, though it can only do this once every hundred years and its usually a quite subtle thing. Often the wisher doesn't know that a wish has been granted.



http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-qUde1zpk1GE/USEVElwHeII/AAAAAAAABSk/1oIe-L6HQm0/s640/zaratan.png (http://dungeonsanddrawings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/zaratan.html)