Troglodyte Ranger

Not a whole lot to say about this one. Troglodytes are especially primitive, seldom even using the recovered weapons of their enemies, so their access to ranged gear is limited.

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Troglodyte Mother

Maybe it’s a little strange for a lizard-person to carry its young this way - presumably troglodytes lay eggs, and most egg-laying creatures are at least mobile almost as soon as they hatch, but oh well.

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New Original Art!

In the wake of Inktober this year, I really wanted to get around to revisiting this particular image from last year, so for the last few days I’ve been working it over in color. And I have to say, I’m really, really happy with how it’s turned out.

I’ve put this up for sale over at Teepublic, and for the next few days it’ll be available for 30% off!

Troglodyte Hunter

I don’t think I realized how many different varieties of “lizard-person” monsters there are in Dungeons & Dragons. This is basically the 4th version of such things I’ve done.

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Troglodyte Beastmistress

I actually finished this whole set a couple months ago, but things got kind of off-kilter for me this summer. So rather than posting them as I do the stages, I’ll just put up each token’s stages in a single entry.

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Inktober 2018 Day 31

Last year I drew a portrait of my kids’ Halloween costumes for my last Inktober piece. I might still do that again, but given that this year’s final prompt was “slice” I thought it appropriate to post the pumpkin carving designs I made for them instead. Last year we carved similar sorts of picture-pumpkins for them, but we used the stock designs that came with the grocery-store carving kit we bought. This year I decided to make my own (and get some better carving tools).

My daughter has been a huge fan of horses and unicorns, ponies and pegases for some time now (hence last year’s costume of an alicorn), so the choice to create a unicorn design for her was pretty obvious.

One of my son’s favorite forms of pretend is imagining he has magic powers, and one of his favorite toys is any stick-like object he can use as a wand, so it only took modest consideration to decide to create a wizard design for him.

On the whole, they turned out pretty well, though translation onto irregular curved surfaces introduced some distortions and adjustments, of course. The kids love them, which is the most important thing.

Inktober 2018 Day 30

There’s far more dire matters connected to the President, which is why I wanted to draw this. If there were cosmic justice, he’d have struggled with the stupid umbrella this weekend for longer, and this cartoon would be less humorous.

Inktober 2018 Day 29

Sub-creatures! Gozer the Gozerian, Gozer the Destructor, Volguus Zildrohar, the Traveller has come! Choose and perish!

Y’know, it’s funny. I’ve probably seen Ghostbusters at least 50 times over the years, and until today, I don’t think I ever noticed that Zuul and Vinz Clortho in their natural forms aren’t identical - Zuul has significantly larger horns, for example.

Inktober 2018 Day 26

I’m pretty sure the most recent FF uniform doesn’t look like this anymore (I think they traded the white for black?), but it’s still how I picture Mr. Fantastic.

Inktober 2018 Day 23

I already did the most obvious thing for Muddy last year, with a kid (dragon) playing in a mud puddle. Honestly I’m not sure why exactly I wound up thinking of Clayface from Batman, but I did. And, of course, since I first encountered the character in the original Animated Series, I wanted to draw him in that style, so here we are.