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Generic Samples

Beginner Rank

A Bench Painting

Slanted at an angle with no regard for perspective, the bench on the canvas would likely roll its occupants to the ground were it real.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Sit With Me" -- by Artist's Name

A Bow Tie Painting

Painted in black, two sideways triangles with a lopsided circle in the middle nearly takes up the entire canvas. It looks like a bow tie.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Black Tie" -- by Artist's Name

A Heart Painting

Bright red paint has been used to create a slightly unbalanced heart in the middle of the canvas. Not bad for a beginner!
In the Common language, it reads:
"Love, Love, Love" -- by Artist's Name

A Hexagon Painting

Painted upon the canvas is a single shape with six sides. At least the coloring didn't go outside the lines.
In the Common language, it reads:
"My Geometric Expression" -- by Artist's Name

A Key Painting

Haphazardly painted mid-canvas is a simple key. Or, it might be a lockpick. Either way, it's definitely a beginner's creation!
In the Common language, it reads:
"The Key to Life" -- by Artist's Name

A Pair of Shoes Painting

A pair of brown shoes have been painted amidst a tangle of laces. A valiant attempt at a real Painting!
In the Common language, it reads:
"Walk About" -- by Artist's Name

A Smiling Face Painting

Painted centrally on the canvas is a wide circle, with two solid black dots for eyes and a thin arc for a mouth.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Happy Days" -- by Artist's Name

A Star Painting

Spanning the canvas from top to bottom is a six-pointed star. It's not perfect, but it definitely looks like a star.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Star Struck" -- by Artist's Name

A Stick Figure Painting

Five straight lines and a large circle form what appears to be a stick figure roughly painted on the surface of the canvas. A beginner's creation, for sure.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Sticky Situation" -- by Artist's Name

A Sword Painting

Taking up nearly the entire canvas, a curved blade is set upon a rectangular hilt. Not very menacing, really.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Sword of Doom" -- by Artist's Name

Novice Rank

An Apple Tree Painting

Some bright red apples dangle from a flourishing tree painted with varied shades of browns and greens.
In the Common language, it reads:
"An Apple A Day" -- by Artist's Name

A Banana Painting

Split down the middle, the yellow fruit's skin is speckled in shades of black and brown, adding a splash of color to the canvas.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Split Banana" -- by Artist's Name

A Beaded Necklace Painting

Multicolored spherical beads are strung along a thin brown cord and are decorated with simple images.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Beaded Jewelry" -- by Artist's Name

A Blue Robe Painting

Deep shades of blue coupled with exceptional use of lighter tones for shading, gives the blue robe Painting
an incredible life-like appearance.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Robe of Blue" -- by Artist's Name

A Cat Painting

Bright green eyes gaze out from fuzzy black fur, the mammal's legs and tail angled as though ready to pounce right off the canvas.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Crouching Cat" -- by Artist's Name

A Coiled Snake Painting

Tightly coiled and painted with interlocking diamond shapes across its skin, a snake has been painted nestled within a patch of green grass.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Ready to Strike" -- by Artist's Name

A Flower Painting

Nicely curved leaves curl down the dainty flower's stem, and each of the five oval-shaped petals have been painted a different color.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Five Petals" -- by Artist's Name

A Sun Painting

Painted on the surface of the canvas is a large yellow sun with wide lines for rays that alternate in length around the circumference of the sphere.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Bright" -- by Artist's Name

Skilled Rank

A Cornucopia Painting

The horn-shaped container is nestled within a red and white blanket, and the skilled use of shadows nearly brings the Painting
to life. Held within are several small pumpkins and squash gourds.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Abundance" -- by Artist's Name

An Evening Gown Painting

A strapless ivory gown drapes over the edge of a low chaise covered in a multi-hued jacquard design. A long train of sheer material grazes the mahogany floor beneath, ending in a pool of exquisitely detailed lace at the bottom of the canvas.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Night Out" -- by Artist's Name

A Fruit Bowl Painting

Well-balanced between the canvas' margins, a bluish-grey bowl sits upon a wooden table. Grapes, oranges, and pears spill over the container, highlighting the bowl's checkered design.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Sweet Treats" -- by Artist's Name

A Jewelry Box Painting

Propped open and displaying a cache of rubies, a silver jewelry case is perched upon an emerald green pillow. The contained gems gleam, their radiance captured perfectly with well-placed brush strokes and appropriately selected paint hues.
In the Common language, it reads:
"My Case Overfloweth" -- by Artist's Name

A Leafless Tree Painting

Depicted on the canvas is an open field punctuated by a trio of bare willow trees, their limbs stark against the fading blue sky. A lone eagle, with painted gold accents upon its wings, is perched atop a bald branch.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Lonely, Leafless" -- by Artist's Name

A Stormy Sky Painting

A large cluster of deep grey swirls hangs over a lush green field. A trio of jagged lightning bolts have pierced the mass of clouds, splitting a lone oak tree in half, its trunk spilling off the edge of the canvas.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Impending Storm" -- by Artist's Name

A Vivid Sunset Painting

Swirled and elongated brush marks through the deep aquamarine and white paint create the illusion of a turbulent ocean. A black-sailed boat tilts sideways on the open water, and a half-circle of muted yellow orange fades into the purplish backdrop.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Sunset Over Water" -- by Artist's Name

A Waterfall Painting

Sweeping brushstrokes of deep blues and vibrant greens spill over the edge of a rocky cliffside. An oval-shaped pool at the bottom of the waterfall is covered in lily pads.
In the Common language, it reads:
"The Waterfall" -- by Artist's Name

Intermediate Rank

A Graveyard Painting

Stretching from one edge of the canvas to the other, a massive bronze gate topped with menacing spikes spans a dirt-covered path, a dark grey crypt looming beyond the padlocked portal. Dark thorny brambles blanket the ground and swaddle numerous aged tombstones, some nearly half-covered with deep green moss.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Creepers" -- by Artist's Name

A Green Bay Painting

Swirls of dark greens sweep across the canvas between a magnificent rockweed-capped cliff and a brilliant cluster of club-fingered coral. A large wave has crashed against the cliff, a foamy aftermath splattered across the jagged rocks. The faintest outline of a ship peeks through the opalescent layers of water.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Bay of Green" -- by Artist's Name

A Manor Painting

Tiny crisscrossed strokes in deep green create a lacework of ivy between the foundation posts of this stately manor. A backdrop of rich azure tones dappled with tufts of white recreates a relaxing mid-day sky. Large rocking chairs surround fully stocked sideboards, ready to feed weary travelers.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Home, Sweet Home" -- by Artist's Name

A Mountain Painting

Soft tones of blue and white blend effectively to add depth to this realistic depiction of Mount Aenatumgana and its frozen landscape. A thin, grey trail winds its way up the mountainside and ends at a shrine perched majestically at the very top of the mountain. Ominous grey clouds churn above the enormous stone landmark.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Rendering of Mount Aenatumgana" -- by Artist's Name

A Poppy Hill Painting

A vast field of bright scarlet poppies cover a rolling hill of green, the flowers creating a colorful path to a sepia-colored windmill set before a sky of pale blue. Puffy ivory clouds seem to float across the canvas, the blurred edges smudged in grey and violet.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Up On Poppy Hill" -- by Artist's Name

A Snow-Laden Vale Painting

Diminutive but exceptionally detailed snowflakes are scattered across the entire canvas, silver-dappled paint mixing with off-white tones that give a shimmering appearance to the painted scene. Surrounded by thick evergreens, the vale's peaceful stage is disrupted only by a young couple locked in a tender embrace.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Beauty in Snow" -- by Artist's Name

Seasoned Rank

An Aivren Painting

Frozen in a formidable swoop, the meticulous detail in the aivren's leathery ochre skin gives the Painting
a life-like appearance. Razor-sharp claws clutch a half-eaten victim, crimson blood dripping off the end of the creature's pointed beak. Gradient greys form deep shadows along its underbelly, and a bloated bulge is suggestive of a recent meal.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Swoop and Capture" -- by Artist's Name

An Ice Elemental Painting

A myriad of shades of bright blue and white combine in swirling brushstrokes to depict a roiling mass of snow and ice. Two circles painted in darker hues of azure form a pair of malevolent eyes, giving an elemental sentience to the freezing storm.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Frozen in Time" -- by Artist's Name

A Nightmare Steed Painting

Emerging from the canvas in a haze of greys is a nightmare steed, its brilliant sanguine-colored eyes stark against the fog-filled background. The beast's pale silver mane drapes over its lightly sheened body, its midnight black hair outlined to emphasize a muscular body. The tall steed stands reared upon a broken ground with nostrils flared and dirt-caked hooves aimed high towards an unseen foe.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Ride the Nightmare" -- by Artist's Name

A Roa’ter Painting

The Painting
's canvas is dominated by a huge deep red roa'ter frozen in action as it bursts from stony ground. Rocks and dirt are cast to all sides as the worm roars, row upon row of sword-like teeth disappearing within its open maw. A humanoid, tiny by comparison, is seen in the lower left corner, arms raised defensively.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Rolling Ground" -- by Artist's Name

A Rolton Painting

Nestled in a downy bed of verdant summer grass, the baby rolton is painted snowy white, blurred brushstrokes giving her wool a dreamlike appearance. Two tiny horns barely poke out from her head, casting a slanted shadow that accentuates her already oversized cornflower blue eyes. The rolton's snout is open slightly in a sleepy bleat.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Furry Friend" -- by Artist's Name

Experienced Rank

A Black Beach Painting

Deep ebony paint streaked with delicate strokes of silver depicts a wide view of a rich, black sandy beach and scattered reflections from an off-canvas lightsource. Fuzzy green and brown blobs represent lush trees that border a brilliant cobalt and violet waterfall that crashes down beside a salt-stained bridge. Multicolored flecks dappled within a grey mist over the falls create numerous rainbows, each with varying hues for a brilliant splash of color.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Dark Tides" -- by Artist's Name

A Countryside Painting

Rich green grass dappled with bursts of brightly painted wildflowers sweeps across the canvas from one edge to the other. A variety of animals, each displaying extraordinary detail, are scattered throughout the thick verdant landscape. From a scurry of chipmunks to a herd of deer, each strand of fur has been meticulously painted with single brush strokes.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Rest and Relaxation" -- by Artist's Name

A Garden Painting

Painted in a vibrant array of colors from deep violet to rich crimson, wide clusters of flowers rest amidst a lush blanket of grass. A monarch butterfly sits upon a fully-bloomed rose, and a tiny bumblebee hovers over a group of brightly colored tulips. Shadows at the base of the painting mimic those from an overcast sky, and droplets of water clinging to the flowers' petals suggest that this garden has been nourished by a fresh rain.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Garden of Flowers" -- by Artist's Name

A River Scene Painting

Short visible brushstrokes of intensely pigmented colors create this scene of a river in dwarven-style lands. Warm tones of amber and ochre are layered over deep blues to depict the shift of afternoon sunlight on the water's surface, and a veiled haze of grey against the skyline suggests drifting clouds of ash. Near the edge of the riverbank, seemingly added to the waterscape as an afterthought, an indistinct but tall masculine figure is caught in the motion of tossing a plump fish to a one-eared snowcat.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Serenity" -- by Artist's Name

An Undead Battle Painting

A victorious battle scene dominates the canvas from one edge to the other, fighters of all races gathered around a small cemetery. Soft tones of rich purple and deep blue mixed with a tinge of brilliant orange hint at the evening's sunset. Wispy brush strokes in faded silvers and whites swirl toward the top of the canvas, and the warriors' gazes are directed upward, a look of wonder masterfully depicted in their eyes.
In the Common language, it reads:
"To Die For" -- by Artist's Name

A Zelia Shrine Painting

Mud-caked worms and insects are painted across the walls and floor of this small chamber. A central circle of black rocks, each painted with a silver crescent moon, seems a fitting stage for the wild-haired woman atop a chariot pulled by four stallions. Placed at each quarter point on the canvas are elven guardsman decked in perfectly represented infantry gear.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Your Chariot Awaits" -- by Artist's Name

Advanced Rank

An Elven Lady Painting

Captured in cool grey-toned oils is an aristocratic elven lady standing at a mullioned window, her hand resting on its stone sill. Her features cannot be seen as she is positioned to gaze outward across a heavily shaded landscape, but her stance is indicative of a melancholy nature. The clever application of blank space and black delineation draws the eye downward to her hand at her side, which holds a sheet of stark white parchment.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Melancholia" -- by Artist's Name

A Forest Painting

Thin branches of sepia-dappled brown frame the outline of the painting, their long finger-like extensions decorated with splayed bursts of dark green needles. Cradled between the textured trunks of the pine trees is a curving river, aquamarine and emerald waters lapping against mottled grey rocks. Bits of speckled white paint replicate the moment of impact, and flashes of silver glimmer beneath the river's surface, the schools of fish caught in a flurry of motion within the water.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Wooded Retreat" -- by Artist's Name

A Grimswarm Painting

Deep orange clouds march across a smoky skyline, a grey haze obscuring the tops of distant evergreens. Deep red flames lick at a heavy log palisade that encircles a large camp, the wood scorched but still intact. Four figures face away from the fire, their faces a study of satisfaction and contempt. Twisted and broken bodies of numerous Grimswarm litter the ground outside and through the open gate in the palisade.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Raze That Camp!" -- by Artist's Name

A Human Man Painting

Painted in rich hues with strong outline strokes, the face of the primary subject stands out like a brilliant star in a pitch black sky. The dark and shadowy background melts into raven black hair which sharply contrasts the man's pale skin. A smug but seemingly alluring smile curls on the man's lips, and thin whorls of iridescent paint draw focus to the man's imperious sea blue eyes, which stare back at you with an almost unsettling intensity. A dark-colored birthmark mars his clean-shaven face.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Grishom Stone" -- by Artist's Name

A Mining Tunnel Painting

The painting's foreground is dominated by three dwarves in a single cart, consternation depicted on their faces. A fourth at the edge of a dark tunnel raises a lit lantern, while another appears distracted by a broken mechanism. A final dwarf, bow's fletching drawn to his cheek, stands at the rear of the cart with his fearful gaze fixed on a pursuing cart's outline. A massive form in the emerging cart is rendered in shadows with glowing golden lights towering above where any mortal man's eyes would be.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A Miner's Life" -- by Artist's Name

A Nymph Painting

Rich shades of sapphire blue coat the canvas in layered waves, crested with foamy white sprays that envelop a darkened rock at the center. A slim, pale-skinned creature with flowing, sun-washed hair is perched upon the stony formation. Milky-hued oil paints render a striking illumination of the nymph's visage against the deeper colored waters. Splayed over the rock, her outstretched hand reveals translucent appendages that wrap around a razor-sharp dagger dripping with shocks of alizarin red blood.
In the Common language, it reads:
"Split Personality" -- by Artist's Name

Jastalyn Dragorth

A Formal Dark Elven Portrait

Muted golds and browns swirl and blend to create a modest backdrop for an enormous gold-inlaid throne set centrally on the canvas, a dark elven woman seated regally upon the seat. Incredible detail of snakeskin bodysuit has been flawlessly reproduced, giving the wardrobe an exceptional realistic appearance. Faded images of notable individuals from history adorn the background, and a framed map of Elanthia has been positioned to the right of the model.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A rendition of Logeerkamer Nakahi" -- by Jastalyn Dragorth

A Heroic Aelotoi Male Portrait

Standing valiantly in the foreground of the painting with his foot planted atop a deceased white-armored crusader is the image of an aelotoi man gazing across an open field, his clenched fist raised high above his head. Grey swirls are lightly sketched across an open black sky, and a full moon's faint outline is scarcely visible beneath the veil of ominous-looking clouds.
In the Common language, it reads:
"A rendition of Cruxophim" -- by Jastalyn Dragorth

an elaborate gold-framed painting

Shades of green from celadon to emerald form an overgrown forest glen surrounded by moss-covered fel trees. Pale blue fading to gold stretches from the trees to the top of the canvas. In the center of the glen stands a proud dark elven female dressed entirely in dark crimson leather with a firm grip on her vultite bow. Flashes of silver glint in her violet eyes, her sights focused on something unseen in the distance. A burnished golden fox is poised at her feet, intelligent blue eyes gleaming brightly.
In the Common language, it reads:
"The Hunt" -- by Jastalyn Dragorth

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