Happy (Day After) Mother's Day!

Posted in Arcana on May 11, 2015

By Blake Rasmussen

Blake is the content manager for DailyMTG.com, making him the one you should email if you have thoughts on the website, good or less good (or not good). He's a longtime coverage reporter and hasn't turned down a game of Magic in any format ever.

You all showered your mother with presents and praise yesterday, right? Flowers and tickets to her favorite show? A spa day and making dinner for her?

Here at DailyMTG.com, we all took the time to make our mothers feel special, but we also took the time to visit with the mothers in Magic.

There are six mother in Magic and one grandmother, all of which we covered in A Family Affair a while ago. But we don't want to just run through the list. Not on their special day. Or even the day after their special day. We want to really stop and consider their beauty. We want to stop and consider some of their…art descriptions.

Sure, why not. We're doing a whole Mother's Day thing here.

So Happy Mother's Day to all of our mothers, all of the mothers in the Magic community, and to these beautiful women crafted from the art descriptions below.

Dragon Broodmother | Art by Jamie Jones

Color: Red and green creature

Location: Inside a volcanic geode on Jund

Action: In the primal land of Jund, dragons nest deep inside volcanic chambers, where the walls are covered with blood-red crystal formations: sangrite. Show an immense cavern like this where a huge dragon has flown down from an opening at the top and is about to land in a nest of bones, rock shards, and trees. The nest contains two or three of her hatchlings (no eggs in sight, though).

Focus: the dragon

Mood: It's feeding time for the wee ones.

Sakiko, Mother of Summer | Art by Michael Sutfin

Orochi Shaman

Color: Green

Location: forest

Action: Show a beautiful female snakefolk shaman. She is powerful and vivacious, and can lead other snakefolk into battle with a word. It would be good if there were some indication that she can command green mana.

Focus: Sakiko, the female snakefolk shaman

Mood: charismatic, energetic, intense

Mother of Goons | Art by Darrell Riche

This art should show Mother of Runes gone bad. She's dressed like a street tough, and a few other tough-looking people are standing behind her to back her up. One of them is holding her cup of tea for her. She should be sneering and posturing. To make it recognizable as Mother of Runes, she should have the same haircut and similar colors in her clothes.

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