18x24: Oils: 1999
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The original art order for this piece called for a group of dwarves battling the sea-elf in this underwater setting. I didn't want to paint the standard, comical dwarves at the time, particularly not in scuba gear, so I asked if I could kill the dwarves. It only made sense: in the story line they had failed to reclaim their throne anyway.
I made sure there were seven of them, just for good measure...