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Heroes of Forgotten Kingdoms by RalphHorsley Heroes of Forgotten Kingdoms by RalphHorsley
Heroes of the Forgotten Kingdoms

Dungeons & Dragons supplement cover artwork.
© WOTC; D&D.

Acrylic, Approx 13" x 17".

Original artwork for sale; UKŁ1700.


The Half-Elf Druid snarled and bared her teeth as the lupine transformation began. The wererats and their lesser minions would be no match for the heroes...

The Druids glowing staff and transformative magic creates a strong focal point, and allowed me to use the lighting to pick out the various figures. In strong contrast the Drow's almost-silhouette form helps frame the image and add to the dynamic.

I chose a low viewpoint and strongly tilted horizon to add to the drama and sense of danger.

This is a companion piece to

and the D&D product details can be found here:
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Galron2 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
But wait...Drow cant grow hair? Or at I read that they are usually bald, or is that just males?
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Galron2 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014
OMG, you have a dragonborn warrior, AND with token of Bahamut, this is so totally wicked!
Nice Drow, I made some OC Drow, I role play them as graceful, yet deadly, poetical, yet masterfully efficient in ways of making your death slow and very very painful :)
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Galianvincent Featured By Owner May 18, 2012
Damn that drow looks badass.
I can't begin to imagine the time all that detail must have taken.
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RalphHorsley Featured By Owner May 23, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much :)
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nsideddice Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2012
The adventure with the staff looks really cool!
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RalphHorsley Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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nsideddice Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
You're welcomed! It's great to see artwork like this. The thought you put into it gives it a sense of realism.
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RalphHorsley Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks again.
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NobleFiveJorge Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
This is just wild... I love all the spiders on the Dark Elf's armor... it's so intricate.
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RalphHorsley Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks - I enjoyed doing that detailing :)
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