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Tavern Bard



Oil, 12 x16 inches

Now that the new edition of the Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook has been released I can begin to show the illustrations that I created for it. This tavern scene features a halfling bard (or for those who aren't familiar with the game, a hobbit-like minstrel) dancing and playing lute for a host of other mythical peoples. It was great fun to paint and I'm honored to be included in such an iconic publication that I hope will bring enchantment and wonder to many people, young and not so young.

If you happen to follow my work, you may remember my announcement back in March of this year that I was lucky enough to have four paintings included in Spectrum 21: The Annual Best of Fantastic Art. At the time I was unable to display one of those four images because it was under a non-disclosure agreement until it was published. Well, I'm happy to say this is the fourth image that will be appearing in this year's edition of Spectrum
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Crazykennyc's avatar
Love 5th Edition, my favorite Character was a Gnome Bard called Gimbe Knackle Stringbender Namfoodle Doublelock Onceshoe, and he is a god!
I know your Gnomes got some criticism, but I however, love them. Keep up the good work