(Malloy 501) Since the dawn of civilization there has been the use of sketches and symbols in maps. From the ancient Babylonian view of the world as they perceived it, to the google maps that have now become the norm for getting from A to B whilst hopefully avoiding C due to traffic. (On display … More Maps!-Where in the fantasy world are you?
(Malloy 501) I present to you the…Hand! This is my second attempt at drawing on an ipad with procreate. Initially I had the idea for this from this picture of the Croglin Vampire by Les Edwards based on the supernatural story surrounding Croglin Grange. As I drew the creepy appendage I suddenly remembered an even … More Happy Halloween!
Sharazi stooped and listened intently for any further noises. Nothing except a steady dripping of water and the wind blowing amongst the ruins she now stood. It’d been easy to sneak upon these Brigands. Like most she had ever encountered they were poorly armed and poorly trained. She had managed to creep close whilst they … More Sharazi – Redguard Scout
(Darksword Miniatures) An iconic fantasy race, with a rich history in folklore. Elves are about as diverse as they come. From the noble Noldor elves of Middle Earth. At the other end of the scale, the Dark Elves from Games Workshop’s Warhammer. These sadistic beings sail the seas on their monstrous Black Arks. Always on the lookout for … More The Elves-An iconic fantasy race!
Rising from the grave, summoned back to terrify the living! (Pinterest, James Mark Debano) These long dead bones will obey the every command of whoever brought them back from the dead. Brought to life on the big screen by the legendary Ray Harryhausen. His many monsters thrilled audiences for decades, myself included. Perhaps one of the … More Skeleton Warriors- Shake, Rattle and Bone!
(Malloy501) Smaug, Balerion, Alduin, Vermithrax*. Dragons are one of the most feared creatures to ever burst out of the world of fantasy and legend. Step away from the fire breathing flying terrors of books and film and in some countries the Dragon is a powerful symbol. Respected in society. So what exactly is a Dragon? Usually … More Dragons- Firebreathing Monstrosities
Without a doubt, J.R.R Tolkien’s Bilbo Baggins is probably the most famous of all Halflings (or Hobbits!). Following the courageous antics of Bilbo in “The Hobbit”, his nephew Frodo Baggins and trusty sidekicks Sam, Merry and Pippin continued the saga in “Lord of the Rings”. With such influential characters , who wouldn’t want to … More Halflings-Fantasy’s stealthy little folk
The Party had known for some time that something had been following them. They were all on edge. It had suddenly reared up out of nowhere as they walked down the passageway. Lying unseen as the party past, the torchlight had briefly revealed a strange slime like thing that struck the Dwarven warrior on the … More The Grey Ooze
Orcs are an interesting bunch. Their appearance varies as well. I remember this as the classic D&D Orc many years ago. (Pinterest, Dead Simple RPG Blog. Otherworld Minatures) They are normally a force of evil and tend to be more in the monster tables than available as player characters. The good thing about role play … More Orcs
Famed for their ferocity in battle, Barbarians will charge headlong into the fray, eager for combat. A fighting style that is undisciplined and fierce, Barbarian fighters generally don’t have the formal weapons training compared to those living in the cities who would have better access to weapon masters and teachers. Living a much more nomadic tribal … More The Barbarian