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Drider by Ironshod Drider by Ironshod
Here is another painting that I did for the 4th edition of Dungeons and Dragons. This one was an illustration for the Monster Manual. The creature is called a Drider, which is kind of a cross between a dark elf and a giant spider.

This was a really cool subject to paint :) although I wouldn't like to meet one of these creatures!

© Wizards of the Coast
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Ziinahven Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Driders are awesome.

Also, I realized only a little while ago that they're names are a combination of Drow and Spider. I felt stupid when I realized it, lol.
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DungeonsAndDragonsDM Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  New member
I'm actually designing the deity Lolth for combat in a campaign now, and this is pretty much how I picture her, except more emotionally in control at all times
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HighPriestSatanis Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2014
That's a wonderful Drider!
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Gniffies Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

So beautiful.

I would like your permission to make a sculpture of
this beautiful creation of yours the Drider.

Of course I will put your name there, in my text.
With reference to you Drider.

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ZOzoZelzo Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
beautiful.
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schizoknight12 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2013
I love this one's aggressive posture and expression. I see a little panic in her eyes. It's as if Drizz't himself trespassed onto her layer and she is both pissed and afraid of her own annihilation. The arachnid features are near flawless as if you took them from a black widow spider. You even threw in the pedipalps which is what most of the drider drawings lack.
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Agacora Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Well this is absoulutely terrifying!
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VeRychard Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
no sh*t, I did not know you were responsible for this awesome painting too!!! it's awesome, and fits the universe totally. all my respect
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Gragertin Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012
note to self: threaten people to join a D&D Next group, get a couple hundred dollars, pay Chris Perkins, learn how to play D&D Next
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Nibiru132 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012
Reminds me of Neverwinter Night - Hordes of Underdark :D
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