Friday, January 22, 2016

Fresh from the drawing table... Crab (Giant)!

I have for you another drawing that is fresh from the drawing table. This time around it is a Crab (Giant)! Continuing with "C" monsters, I have for you today a mighty crustacean that came here to eat your face and chew bubble gum... and it is all out of bubble gum. I present to you my version of a Crab (Giant)… 

Crab (Giant)
9 x 12
Pencil on paper
Original - Currently not available
© 2016 Christopher Burdett

I continue to stick by my belief that most, if not all GIANT versions of mundane monsters are the work of some mad wizard with WAY too much free time. ...Or that the Realms are way more radioactive then first thought. Maybe the rift in time and space that keeps allowing Beholders, Mind Flayers, and dinosaur people through is actually irradiating the planet and causing most of problems that adventures face. No matter the cause, the Giant Crab continues to scuttle about the beach eating anything it can grab in it huge beefy craw. ...that tasty tasty huge beefy crab claw. On second thought, maybe the Giant Crab is in more danger then it actually creates. The Giant Crab is sought out by Dwarvian foodies, its shell used as armor by pirates, and let us not forget that one dumb druid that tried to tame it so they could ride it as a mount... Froothian the Druid, you will be forever missed.

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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