Friday, September 11, 2015

Fresh from the drawing table... Boar (Warthog)!

I have for you another drawing that is fresh from the drawing table. This time around it is a Boar (Warthog)! Still making my way through "B" and all its mundane monsters. I have finally tackled the first of the three entries under 'Boar'. I present to you my version of a Boar (Warthog)… 

Boar (Warthog)
9 x 12
Pencil on paper
Original - Currently not available
© 2015 Christopher Burdett

I am always a little surprised by which mundane monsters have entries in the Monster Manual. Apparently there needed to be three Boars, one of which being the Warthog. When a normal Boar and and a Giant Boar won't do, you have the Warthog. ...RAWR! Make all your Lion King reference in you heads, please. I see the Warthog being there for comic relief, the party is chasing something or hiding from something and the underbrush begins to move and at the height of tension the Warthog come running out. There is also the need for a random animal to be hit by a spell turning it into some abomination or the party is starving and they go on a mini game of hunting. So many options for the little Warthog!

My first 100 original Dungeons & Dragons Monster Manual redesigns (A - Z): Aerial Servant, Ankheg, Ant (Giant), Ape (Carnivorous), Ape (Gorilla), Axe Beak, Axe Beak (version 2), Baboon, Badger, Barracuda, Basilisk, Baluchitherium, Bear (Black), Bear (Brown), Bear (Cave), Beaver (Giant), Beetle (Giant) - Bombardier, Beetle (Giant) - Boring, Beetle (Giant) - Fire, Beetle (Giant) - Rhinoceros, Beetle (Giant) - Stag, Beetle (Giant) - Water, Beholder, Black Pudding, Blink Dog, Boar (Giant), Boar (Warthog), Boar (Wild), Brain Mole, Brownie, Bugbear, Buffalo, Bulette, Carrion Crawler, Catoblepas, Cerebral Parasite, Chimera, Cockatrice, Coutal, Crab (Giant), Demon Type III (Glabrezu), Demon (Juiblex), Demon (Manes), Devil (Ice), Dragon (Red), Elemental (Earth), Ettin, Eye of the Deep, Flightless Bird, Frog (Giant), Fungi (Violet), Giant (Hill), Goblin, Golem (Flesh), Hobgoblin, Homunculus, Hydra, Imp, Intellect Devourer, Ixitxachitl, Jackal, Jacklewere, Jaguar, Ki-Rin, Kobold, Lich, Lizard (Giant), Lizardman, Manticore, Mind Flayer, Minotaur, Naga, Neo-Otygugh, Nixie, Ochre Jelly, Ogre, Owlbear, Peryton, Pixie, Purple Worm, Quasit, Ram (Giant), Roper, Rust Monster, Sahuagin, Salamander, Shambling Mound, Treant, Troglodyte, Troll, Umber Hulk, Unicorn, Vampire, Wasp (Giant), Wight, Wyvern, Xorn, Yeti, and Zombie.      

That is all for another exciting week on the blog, see you back here on Monday! Until then...

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