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Dragon Warriors by JonHodgson Dragon Warriors by JonHodgson
(C)2007 Magnum Opus Press

The cover to the forthcoming new edition of Dragon Warriors, from James Wallis' Magnum Opus Press.

I really loved this British RPG as a kid, so it was a total blast to get to paint the new cover.

Painter IX, PhotyShop
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dragonsdale Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010   Traditional Artist
OOOOH! love it! no extreme fantasy armours, nasty looking barbarian and glowy eyed dude!
This wins a fav and a cake!
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DeBracy Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Terrific piece. The other day I started cheking out what this old Dragon Warriors game was and stumbled onto the (old) news that there's a new edition on the way... And I must say your art makes it look all the more worth getting.

From a forum post (on rpg.net maybe?) I got the impression that you've done some interior art as well? Are we so lucky that it's all interior art even?

Keep rocking that tablet!
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Hey thanks! I've done most of the interior art, but not all.
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JOPPETTO Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2008
I dont know what dragon warriors is but this makes me want to go on an adventure like that..
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maxvonseibold Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008
I Love Dragon Warriors and played as a child. Still trying to harass friends into accepting that its simplicity and stories made for a far better product than AD&D.

Very much looking forward to the new release. Any information on when this is likely to be?
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JonHodgson Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
It was a great game!
I'm probably not the best person to ask about release dates and so on, but I was just speaking to the publisher a moment ago, and things are still moving towards that release date! Whenever that may actually turn out to be. A fair few things have changed on the production side of things, so its hard to be certain when its likely to be ready to hit the shelves.
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dunwich7 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2008
I like this one. A lot. :D
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martin-gill Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007
Nice one. I feel inspired to go and find those little books again.
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iamabee Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2007
love the engery and light being conjured into the hand. beautiful work!
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Art-Calavera Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
How cool is this picture!?

Amazing job man, I love all the different types of character you putted in, they all represent themselves very good!

Love the dark ambience, amazing composition
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NathanRosario Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Cool cover! Nice work Jon.
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FirstKeeper Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Great job :)
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Ironshod Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2007
Cool cover Jon :) I particually like the way you did the helmet and shoulders on the guy in the foreground - looks very real. The lighting effect is a great colour and works well with the partially illuminated stone behind to give lots of depth. Nice one :)
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IvanChristian Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007  Student General Artist
Great characters as always. You really now how to add depth and personality to your pics.
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DeadWeight69 Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007
I love the motion of the mage :)
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ironhenry Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007
What is it about the adventuring group, working together to survive in a fantastic realm? These paintings make me feel like a kid again. =D
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osmus Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007  Professional General Artist
i love how you handle the stone textures! i think if you threw in some shiny textures for the metal weapons and armor it would be perfect.

composition is great!
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evilbarny Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007   Digital Artist
Very good Jon.
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JerMohler Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007  Professional General Artist
Nice Jon, this turned out really sharp.
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kErNeL-sCrIpT Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
I rememenber my RPG group... we was so energetic and we had a lot of courage! Until we find the female black dragon in the core of the dugeon HAHAHAHAHAHAHA was so cool @_@ catastrofic but cool hehehhe
Nice work as ever Jon! :)
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