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Practically all of the original Dungeons & Dragons artwork that I created during my time at TSR was destroyed. Let's bring it back!

This project is the 5th installment of my ongoing effort to re-create my old TSR / Dungeons & Dragons artwork – which was destroyed* by some thoughtless functionary to make room in TSR’s files. Last time, I re-created twelve drawings from the 1980 AD&D module 'Expedition to the Barrier Peaks'! This time I’m re-creating twenty-two drawings from the Melnibonean chapter of the original 1980 edition of the AD&D book called ‘Deities and Demigods’. These drawings were removed after the 2nd printing of the book, making them especially rare!

Listen to an interview including a discussion of my efforts to re-create the lost TSR art here.The new artwork will be posted to my DeviantArt page (jeffdee.deviantart.com) as it's completed, so you can see how they turned out. You can see the re-creations I've done so far here.

BONUS! Everyone who pledges $45 or more will also receive a signed, 8 1/2" x 11" print of a re-creation of this drawing - 'Lolth in Amber' - from D3 Vault of the Drow!

This chapter contains almost twice as many illustrations as any of the previous ones, so I've broken them into four sets. Watch the video to see the illustrations by name!


Arioch Set

Backers who request the Arioch Set will get these 6 prints:
Arioch, Kakatal, Chaos Symbol, Myyrrhn, Elric vs Vulture Lions & Elenoin

Elric Set
Backers who request the Elric Set will get these 5 prints:
Elric, Grome, Dharzi Hunting Dog, Vampire Tree & Straasha

Stormbringer Set
Backers who request the Xiombarg Set will get these 6 prints:
Xiombarg, Donblas, Stormbringer, Vulture Lion, Grahluk & Darnizhaan

Moonglum Set
Backers who request the Yrkoon Set will get these 5 prints:
Yrkoon, Moonglum, Kelmain, Mist Giant & Pyaray

Meerclar Bonus Set
The portraits for these characters were left blank in the Melnibonean chapter of the original Deities & Demigods book. Thanks to the support of this project's backers, I will now create them! Backers who request the Meerclar Set will get these 6 prints:
Assassinator of the Gods, Clakar, Fileet (lady of the birds), Haaashastaak (master of all lizardkind), Meerclar (mistress of catkind) & Misha (lord of the wind giants)

Roofdrak Bonus SetThe portraits for these characters were left blank in the Melnibonean chapter of the original Deities & Demigods book. Thanks to the support of this project's backers, I will now create them! Backers who request the Roofdrak Set will get these 7 prints:
Mordagz, the Nihrain Horse, Nnuuurrrr'c'c (master of the insect swarm), Nuru-ah (master of cattle), the Oonai, Quaolnargn & Roofdrak (master of all dogs)

This project is dedicated to Michael Moorcock, of course!

*Note: A few pieces are known to have survived, but in most cases there's no way to know. I am therefor re-creating everything.

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