Cthulhu mythos

Immerse yourself in the dark and mysterious world of the Cthulhu Mythos. Explore the ancient cosmic horrors and unearth the secrets that lie within this chilling literary universe.
Fantasy Artwork, Fantasy Art, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Rpg, Creature Design, Mythical Creatures, Cthulhu Art, Dark Fantasy Art

This is an Illustration I've painted for Cthulhu No Kami, an upcoming tabletop RPG at studio Deadcrows. That was quite a challenging scene to tackle! It had to render the scale of a mythical fight between Namazu (the creature sleeping under the islands of japan and whose infrequent movements cause earthquakes) and Cthulhu. It is a statement of sorts about the game's way of integrating the Cthulhu Mythos alongside japanese folklore and mythology. The image had to walk the line between…

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Saruwatari Masato