My concept art for the Dungeons and Dragons Beholder. This is a personal piece I did a while ago. The idea was that each eye and eyestalk would be different sizes and shapes. The central eye on a beholder emits a cone of Anti-Magic. Beholders are trademarks of Dungeons and Dragons and Wizards of the Coast.
The Council by draldede
*** His name was John Raymond Legrasse, and he was by profession an Inspector of Police. With him he bore the subject of his visit, a grotesque, repulsive, and apparently very ancient stone statuette whose origin he was at a loss to determine…The statuette, idol, fetish, or whatever it was, had been captured some months before in the wooded swamps south of New Orleans during a raid on a supposed voodoo meeting…
~from The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft