Author Archives: daarken


About daarken: I draw and eat cookies.

Amonkhet

Horror of the Broken Lands © Wizards of the Coast
With the prerelease just around the corner, all of my Amonkhet cards have now been previewed. I have a total […]



Amonkhet Preview Season

Gideon from the Planeswalker Decks of Amonkhet
Preview season for Amonkhet is upon us! So far two of my illustrations for Amonkhet have been previewed. For the latest previews, take […]



Abyssal Specter

Abyssal Specter - Modern Masters 2017
Daarken here with some new art. I believe I only have one new painting in Modern Masters 2017, which is funny because I wasn't […]



Everyone is a Critic

The digital age has given way to opinions and criticism from virtually everyone, many of which are either unsolicited or malicious. The internet has given people a veil of anonymity […]



Volo’s Guide to Monsters – Concepts

Draegloth concept
A few months ago I posted some of my Yuan-ti concepts I created for Volo's Guide to Monsters. We were given permission to post the rest of the concepts […]



Gumroad Charity

For the month of January I will be donating 100% of my Gumroad sales to Point Foundation and Doctors Without Borders.
If anyone wants to match my final donation, you […]



Aether Revolt

Yahenni's Expertise - Aether Revolt © Wizards of the Coast
It's preview season again for the upcoming Magic: The Gathering set Aether Revolt, due to hit stores January 20th, 2017.
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Volo’s Guide to Monsters

Today I received a copy of Volo's Guide to Monsters in the mail, which was a surprise because I didn't know I had any art in it. I thought it […]



Kaladesh

Solemn Simulacrum a.k.a. sad robot
All of my cards for Kaladesh have now been previewed! I have a total of 6 cards in Kaladesh and I think I'll have 4 […]



Crash & Burn

Well, my first Kickstarter was a spectacular failure. I only ended up raising $4,446 out of my $15,000 goal. If you don't know how Kickstarter works, it's an all or […]