Monday, September 20, 2010

Fresh from the drawing table... Goblin!

I have for you today another drawing that is fresh from the drawing table. This time around it is a Goblin! 'G' had a lot of great options; Gnoll, Giant and Golem were all high on my list, but I HAD to go with a goblin. Here is my take at a what makes a good Goblin...

© 2010 Christopher Burdett

While listening to a program on the radio I heard a story of a woman being arrested for shooting strangers with a blowgun. She claimed that she did it because she liked to hear them scream "OUCH!". I instantly thought that is exactly what a goblin would do! I made a mental note and filed that tidbit away for when I got to this drawing. Hopefully these monsters do not all start looking like me since I am the reference for them all...

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.      

DON'T FORGET! Geek Night 2010 is this Friday! All the details can be found HERE!

That is all for today. See you back here on Wednesday to see some of what I have in store for Geek Night! Until then...

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