The Erol Otus Shrine

...I find that many Otus drawings catch my attention, and stick in my mind far longer than other early rolegame artists do. His style evokes the exotic and the macabre in a way that few other artists can match.

--Matt Stevens, “Brilliance & Dross in RPG Artwork”, Imazine #37

djrealclassact:

I love Erol Otus and you should too .

bluenote1553:

Erol Otus artwork

A little more EO illustrations for your pleasure.

The viking dude riding the dragon isn’t by Otus, but otherwise a righteous collection.

Otus black & white illo depicting the Keep on the Borderlands. View high resolution

Otus black & white illo depicting the Keep on the Borderlands.

An Otus illo for Top Secret

An Otus illo for Top Secret

A Greyhawk illo.  The Rain of Colorless Fire, perhaps? View high resolution

A Greyhawk illo.  The Rain of Colorless Fire, perhaps?

infravisions:

"…all mouth and eyes."

Gibbering Mouther
Erol Otus
Harold Johnson and Jeff R. Leason, text
C1: The Hidden Shrine of Tamoachan

Two Arduin creatures by Otus: a Vroat attacking a Phraint View high resolution

Two Arduin creatures by Otus: a Vroat attacking a Phraint

monsterman:


Deities And Demigods - Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (1980)Art by Erol Otus

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monsterman:

Deities And Demigods - Advanced Dungeons and Dragons (1980)
Art by Erol Otus

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