Sketches: Goblin Burrows

Posted in Arcana on November 12, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

This week's "Sketches" looks at one of the tribal nonbasic lands in Onslaught, Goblin Burrows by David Martin.

1. Art Description

These are the instructions given to the artist:

"Location: Skirk Ridge. Notes: Basic Land. These are the mountains where the Goblins live."

Yes, that says "basic land." This particular piece of art was originally commissioned for a basic Mountain.

2. Sketch

This is the preliminary sketch submitted by David. The attention to detail regarding the caves where the Goblins live made the art feel like something more than just a basic Mountain, and it was moved to Goblin Burrows.

3. Final Art

Here is a large version of the final piece. The Goblins carrying the dead Beast were removed to keep the focus of the piece on the land itself.

4. Card

Finally, here is the card as it appears in the set.

Goblin Burrows

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