Sketches: Rorix Bladewing

Posted in Arcana on September 24, 2002

By Wizards of the Coast

This week, the focus of "Sketches" is one of Onslaught's Pit Fighter Legends, Rorix Bladewing by Darrell Riche

1. Art Description

These are the instructions given to the artist:

"Location: Great Pit-Arena (The Coliseum)
Action: Champion Red Pit-Fighter. Bad-ass red scaled dragon. It's serpentine in shape (though it must have legs), and has four wings. It flies very fast."

2. Sketch

This is the preliminary sketch submitted by Darrell. The only major concern was that the statue in the background looked like a Benedictine monk instead of the sinister hooded figures that were envisioned towering over the Coliseum.

3. Final Art

Here is a large version of the final piece with the updated statue.

4. Card

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

Rorix Bladewing

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