X is for Xorn

From the original Monster Manual, it’s the xorn. I was expecting the “X” entries to be slim pickings–and indeed there weren’t many Dungeons and Dragons beasts to choose from–but, I was excited to see the xorn since I really like the xorn’s creature design. I was pretty happy as well with my interpretation of the xorn at the pencil stage; unfortunately, though, I started into this one way too late on Saturday night (if you catch my drift) and the inking job is the sloppiest of my AlphaBeasts entries so far. I made a valiant effort to try to save the drawing at the ink wash stage this evening. The end result ain’t too shabby, but certainly not as satisfying as the (original now-sold!) wyvern from last week.

X is for Xorn

The original art for this is for sale here.


You can follow the other “X” entries as people post them to Twitter this morning by following the #AlphaBeasts hashtag. View all previous AlphaBeasts entries at the AlphaBeasts Tumblr: http://alphabeasts.tumblr.com/. You can also find some submission guidelines there, as well as links to bestiaries and lists of creatures.


  1. Lupi says:

    That’s almost NSFW

  2. Isaac says:

    That’s a leg, Lupi.

  3. Ben says:

    @Lupi – I hadn’t made any NSFW visual associations until you mentioned it. But now I will. Forever.

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