Posted in Arcana on May 25, 2004

By Wizards of the Coast

The art for Fifth Dawn's artifact-destruction spell Granulate, by Brian Snoddy, was originally a lot greener. The goblins in the art were losing their weapons to a green mold-like effect (see smaller image below), similar in concept to Oxidize or Creeping Mold.

Brian Snoddy's Granulate gets a color touchup

When the art was moved to the card that would become Granulate, the green-colored melting effect became inappropriate; the artifact-destruction effect in the art needed to change to red. So the image was re-colored to become the card you'll see in Fifth Dawn booster packs.


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