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Evil Unearthed by RalphHorsley Evil Unearthed by RalphHorsley
Evil Unearthed

Book of Vile Darkness interior illustration.
Dungeons & Dragons..
©Wizards of the Coast.

Acrylic, Approx 21" x 19"

Original artwork SOLD.

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'As Vecna recited the incantation the vicious maelstrom whirled around him whipping itself into a frenzy that soon, oh, so soon, he would unleash upon the world...'

This piece of art was created for the Dungeons & Dragons supplement 'the Book of Vile Darkness'. I deliberately chose a restricted colour scheme to keep the action readable, whilst also dropping the saturation back so that the contrasting glow from the book would really stand out.

I especially enjoyed trying to fit as many different types of Demons and Devils into the image, so that the players could enjoy trying to spot them on the battlefield.

The artwork also needed to fit into a strict format to fit across two pages, and you can find out more about that on my blog:
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Bhiggo Dec 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Okay who opened the big ass door that keeps saying "do not open until doomsday?"
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:iconralphhorsley:
RalphHorsley Dec 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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:iconjames-dark-blue-wolf:
Whoa that's freaking badass awesome!
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:icondemialc-neeb-sah-em:

AWESOMESAUCE

 

What's the name of the thing breathing evil gas behind the pillar?

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:iconmandoron23:
Simply STUNNING.
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:iconralphhorsley:
RalphHorsley Jun 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconartbymicheal:
artbymicheal May 10, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
The Detal is Amazing!
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:iconralphhorsley:
RalphHorsley May 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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hellfiredemonchild Feb 5, 2013  Student Artist
i love it!
its so CHILLING & seems to be somewhat demoicaly sad.......:devil:
it reminds me of the following songs:
trooper
aces high
church hill speech
voodoo
good day to die

its so awesome that i don't even think there are wkrds for it, so I'm just going to fav it to show my love for it.......:devil:
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RalphHorsley Feb 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks a lot :)
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