More Dragaera Art, Pro and Amateur

Davdi Silverrock davdisil at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 01:12:09 PDT 2005

On 10/10/05, Joy Jennifer Nicholson <jjnichol at mit.edu> wrote:
> Don't jhereg have 4 limbs, not six?  These sketches give them legs,
> "hands", and wings, while I think that they actually only have legs
> and wings, which they sometimes use in an approximation of hands.

You are entirely correct regarding the notional anatomy of jhereg, but
you must keep in mind that artists, professional and otherwise, rarely
if ever consult with the writer before creating their art.

Indeed, there is only one counter-example that I can think of who has
created Dragaeran art to SKZBs specifications; as I hope you recall.

Although as long as I'm posting about art, here's a tolerably good
portrait of that Easterner, Vlad Taltos:


Much better than the previous one I sent out.  Although Godslayer is a
bit on the short side, or so it seems to me.