The Art of 4th Edition: Ralph Horsley

Over the two year of life span of 4th Edition so far, a few names have emerged as the go-to illustrators for the product line. Such illustrators, like William O’Connor and Wayne Reynolds, have become a recurring presence that have come to represent the visual identity of 4th Edition, much like Jeff Easley and Larry … Continue reading

The Art of 4th Edition: Steve Argyle

For those of you who have read the past installments of The Art of 4th Edition, you may recall that one of the key criteria in deciding which artists we feature is The Dragon Factor. That is to say, an artist’s ability to depict in awesome ways, the pure awesome of dragons is a prime … Continue reading

Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik and His Approach to DMing

In recent news, Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins have made TIME’s 100 Most Influential People List. Two Seattle-based nerds that produce a profanity-laden comic strip – Penny Arcade – focused squarely on videogames, seen exclusively through the Web rank right below the likes of Conan O’Brien and somewhere above U.S President Barack Obama in terms … Continue reading

The Art of 4th Edition: Jason A. Engle

For this installment of the The Art of 4th Edition, I want to take a look at Jason Engle, the 31-year old Florida-based artist who provides alluring yet dynamic work for companies such as Alderac Entertainment, Games Workshop, Sony Online Entertainment and of course, Wizards of the Coast. Engle makes use of digital effects to … Continue reading

The Art of 4th Edition: Eva Widermann

One of our favorite 4th Edition artists at My Girlfriend is a DM is the German-born artist Eva Widermann, who currently resides in that foggy rebel county in Ireland known as Cork. In addition to churning out lots of work for companies such as Paizo, Wizards of the Coast, White Wolf, NCSoft & Mephisto, she … Continue reading

The Art of 4th Edition

One of the things that defined the D&D brand in the early 80s to late 90s was its visual identity, which was most often defined by artists like Keith Parkinson and Jeff Easley. It is those works – such as Clyde Caldwell’s chain-mail swimsuit warrior from Curse of the Azure Bonds and Larry Elmore’s signature … Continue reading