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Spell book clipart added

Spellbook with flap and magic rune clip art
Spellbook clip art
Got up today and started to work on a few more Items. Today I wanted to add a spellbook. I could imagine this one being for a new adventuring wizard somewhere around 1-7th level. I also wanted to think about what it is like for me bringing my RPG books to someone's house. I foud that sometimes the book opens up in my pack and damages the pages. A Mage would want to protect the important spell pages from being damaged during a climb up a cliff because the Ranger says they know a shortcut. (Yes it did happen in an RPG and I'm still bitter) 
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I can't believe it took me this long to think about adding a spell book into the clip art collection. I'm even working on a game called Invoke involving spells. Sometimes I think that I need to have coffee all day. 

Most RPG games have some sort of wizard. And the mage should always have a spellbook for some kind in their equipment list. This clipart makes me think of what an Adventuring wizard might have amongst their possessions. In the image, I added a magic symbol that glows. 

Zombie Clip art This one is missing an Eye

Zombies. I need to paint more of them. Have you ever spent anytime one Kickstarter games and did not see at least one Zombie Game? Yes, I had the same result. There always seems to be one game that has something to do with Zombies. Some of them look amazing and a few of them looks like they have just taken another game and slapped a Zombie on the cover. Personally, I prefer to haver better gameplay than a catchy theme. However, there is a need for Zombies in the games so I 'm just going to make more. 

One of the things about working with Zombies is that you have to take a second look at human anatomy. Not only do you have to think about where the nose is but where it used to be. This does make some very interesting drawing. This one I'm going to only charge $5 for the license to use in your games because it only took me 15 min to paint. 

Zombie Clip art for Kickstarter games.

-100%$0.00 each Zombie with missing Eye

More Zombies!!! WE need more Zombies I'm told. So that Is what I'm going to give you.  This was a quick sketch of a Zombie I did today. This one was a test to see how well I could work with layers. I'm really starting to get the hang of it. I'm setting the price of this one to $5 because It only took me 30 min of work. 

 

 

Murden painting

Murden

So as you know this last weekend was Running Numenera for the first time. One of the things that happened in the game was the Players encountered a Murden ( A Crow like Abhuman or Humanoid straight out of the Numenera Main book) Who was trying to sell stolen and (Non-functional or spent) Cyphers. 

During the sales pitch, I asked for the players If I could do a GM Intrusion. The Player agreed almost instantly.  The intrusion was that the Murden had stolen the characters Hook Knife. The play did not notice till after the murden was attempting to leave. This did result in the death of the Murden. As a GM  have taken notes to make sure that the Murden will not be kind to that character at all in the future. 

As for the drawing above. I wanted to test myself to see if I could do this within an hour. YES, I CAN :). I may just illustrate our campaign as it goes. 

Unlike my other images, this image is not for sale. but I'm putting it into my Game Illustration portfolio 

If you are interested in Numenera go to http://montecookgames.com/ 

Dragon Attacks at night clip art.

Dragon Attacks Village at midnight
Dragon attacks Village by Kevin C Mason

Dragon attacks at night
This painting came to me in a dream. So I got to work on it right away after dropping the family off at the train. The idea was to play with light and shadow at the same time have a fantasy theme. I also do a lot of thinking while I am painting. Like would dragons have good night vision and if so do they only attack during the day to give the poor knights a sporting chance? After all, these beasts are supposed to be smarter than humans. So why would they attack during the day? Why even consider giving the villagers a chance?
These are the things that I think about while I am painting. As always if you are interested in using these images in your check out our shopping cart. also please take a look at our Clipart terms and conditions MUST READ
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-100%$0.00 each Dragon Attacks At night
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More landscapes coming soon

Landscapes for RPG games

I have been painting landscapes for a very long time, Being that my mother was also an artist who only painted landscapes I remember sitting on her lap and watching her paint for hours.  This is something that still has a warm spot in my heart. 

What is an RPG book without some landscapes? After all the whole thing is about adventures in strange places. The GM and spend a lot of time describing with detail the Images he/she has in his head or them can just show and image. This becomes even more important if you are writing the book and will not be present when the story is being told. Not that I don't mind a wondrous description of rolling mountains with strange and exotic carnivorous trees. Rocks that move when you are not looking. 

So I'm going to try to do a new landscape painting every week.Some will be very normal. some will be strange and out of the mind of a mad man. Others will have more of a Science fiction feel. I'm going to mix things up with some free art and a few that will have a cost for the license. 

 

Free Landscape1

I am the fourth generation of artists in my family and most of them have worked mostly on landscapes. This is something that I'm going to be spending a lot more time on. Now that I have started digital painting I have noticed some differences in the styles that you use when using Speed painting vs Acrylic.  

Free Log Bridge Landscape

A landscape of a Log bridge. Sunset in the background.