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4e DnD Orcs
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Published: May 29, 2008
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4e D&D Orcs
Acrylics, approx 7" x 11"

© Wizards of the Coast. 4e Monster Manual; Interior Illustration.

Original artwork for sale; UK£ 200

Commissioned ofr 4e Dungeons & Dragons I was asked to present the four different Orc 'types' in a row with minimal background.

I tried to create some interest with a radial, splayed, vertical line (a bit like the spokes of a wheel), and by dropping the figures back/forward slightly.

I enjoyed putting all the detail into the costuming. I feel this can add to a sense of veracity, and make the characters feel more 'lived in'.
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zacharyknox222's avatar
i love it!
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i like it!
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theartofdrewx's avatar
I've spent countless hours pouring over the artwork in the Monster Manuals, and this has always been a favourite of mine
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cullyferg2010's avatar
Just got through seeing 'Warcraft' today with my oldest son.  And I could swear these four were in the movie.
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cullyferg2010's avatar
Is it too late to radio for a fire mission, danger close?
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Hi. I really love your art (I think that this picture has incredible detail and was very impactful) and wanted to show it to my friends by putting it up in my gallery. Is there an "official" place I have to go to ask permission. I was told I should say that I in no way am going to use your image to make money, either directly or indirectly, and that I will link the picture to this page or any page that you wish so that your image can serve as advertising for your other art. 

Thank you

Christina420
christiobrian@gmail.com
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
You can just 'favourite' it and that way i thdsould be available to see. Or you can use the thumbnail link available by the image.
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JJWsmith's avatar
I don't know but I've been told.....orcs strong but they not smart
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GokuMartin's avatar
Where there's a whip, there's a way.
Where there's a whip, there's a way.

Where there's a whip, there's a way.
Where there's a whip, there's a way.

We don't wanna go to war today
But the Lord of the Lash says: "nay, nay, nay!"
We're gonna march all day, all day, all day!
Where there's a whip there's a way!

Where there's a whip, there's a way!
Left, right, left, right
The crack on the back says we're gonna fight
We're gonna march all day and night and more
For we are the slaves of the Dark Lord's war.

Where there's a whip, there's a way!
We don't wanna go to war today!

Where there's a whip, there's a way.
Where there's a whip, there's a way.

Where there's a whip, there's a way.
Where there's a whip, there's a way.

We don't wanna go to war today
But the Lord of the Lash says: "nay, nay, nay!"
We're gonna march all day, all day, all day!
Where there's a whip there's a way!
Left, right, left right
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist

:D

 

Thanks

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These images can be used in blogs, with the source and the credits? Or just paid?
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
Sadly not - WotC own the copyright.
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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skrambles105's avatar
ive been one of them its fun when your an orc you head dose not open doors
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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Buster420's avatar
"Let's get 'em!!...You wanna live forever?!"
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
:D
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captfalcon4brawl's avatar
I have issue with this, the axethrower's pose looks ... off, and the Eye of Gruumsh and the warrior are both pointing, right next to each other. I get the Eye pointing because he's the leader, but why the warrior?
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
Fair enough.
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Oh my god, I love this. The colors... the poses... the expressions... the ORCS! I can tell who they are too. This is great work.
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RalphHorsley|Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot :)
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