50 Of The Best And Most Artistic Magic The Gathering Artworks

Also called MTG or simply Magic Cards, this modern card game is still very popular up to this day with millions of players worldwide. This collectible card game is not only known for its gameplay of 2 or more players but it is also collected and traded because of each card’s artistic illustrations and unique attributes.

Created by the mathematics professor Richard Garfield in 1993, Magic: The Gathering was introduced by Wizards of the Coast games company and since then it became very popular for its unique genre and got lots of awards from best collectible card game to best fantasy or science fiction game concept and genre and even Game Hall of Fame Award. Each card has its own attributes and characteristics and its own artwork illustration – making it one of the most popular card collectibles today. So not only gamers who collect them but non-players as well who loves collecting each unique card because of its artwork. Some of these cards are valued for its rarity and are even sold for hundreds of dollars.

Before we listed some 50+ Awesome Elf And Elven Character Digital Art. Today, we looked and listed another fantasy science fiction artworks with some of these awesomely artistic illustrations of some of the magic cards that was released from the past 2 decades until its latest release. Though there are a lot more not listed here, we consider some of the artworks by great artists and painters listed here as truly some of the greatest artworks that were displayed in magic cards.

Treacherous Urge by Steven Belledin
Treacherous Urge by Steven Belledin

Zombie Wizard Token by Dave Allsop
Zombie Wizard Token by Dave Allsop

Liliana’s Caress by Steve Argyle
Liliana's Caress by Steve Argyle

Scourge Servant by Daarken
Scourge Servant by Daarken

MTG, Duels Of The Planeswalkers by Brad Rigney
MTG, Duels Of The Planeswalkers by Brad Rigney

Safehold Duo Izzy Medrano
Safehold Duo Izzy Medrano

Magic 2010 Expansion, Veteran Swordsmith by Michael Komarck
Magic 2010 Expansion, Veteran Swordsmith by Michael Komarck

Lich Lord of Unx by Dave Allsop
Lich Lord of Unx by Dave Allsop

Hush Blade by Jason Chan
Hush Blade by Jason Chan

Guul Draz Vampire by Steve Argyle
Guul Draz Vampire by Steve Argyle

Painsmth, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps
Painsmth, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps

Scars of Mirrodin Artwork by Jason Chan
Scars of Mirrodin Artwork by Jason Chan

Oriss, Samite Guardian, Future Sight by Michael Komarck
Oriss, Samite Guardian, Future Sight by Michael Komarck

Ichorclaw Myr, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps
Ichorclaw Myr, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps

Obuun Channelers by Jason Chan
Obuun Channelers by Jason Chan

Magic the Gathering: Nin, The Pain Artist by Brad Rigney
Magic the Gathering: Nin, The Pain Artist by Brad Rigney

Caterwauling Boggart by Steven Belledin
Caterwauling Boggart by Steven Belledin

Primal Cocoon by Daniel Ljunggren
Primal Cocoon by Daniel Ljunggren

Angelic Benediction, Shards of Alara by Michael Komarck
Angelic Benediction, Shards of Alara by Michael Komarck

Balance, Magic: The Gathering, From the Vault: Exiled Expansion by Gallegos
Balance, Magic: The Gathering, From the Vault: Exiled Expansion by Gallegos

Bloodthrone Vampire by Steve Argyle
Bloodthrone Vampire by Steve Argyle

Wort The RaidMother by Dave Allsop
Wort The RaidMother by Dave Allsop

Vampire Lacerator by Steve Argyle
Vampire Lacerator by Steve Argyle

Magic: The Gathering, New Phyrexia, Soul Conduit by Brad Rigney
Magic: The Gathering, New Phyrexia, Soul Conduit by Brad Rigney

Akoum Dragon Rider by Jason Chan
Akoum Dragon Rider by Jason Chan

Eye Spy by Tony DiTerlizzi
Eye Spy  by Tony DiTerlizzi

Cemetery Reaper by Dave Allsop
Cemetery Reaper by Dave Allsop

Mirran Crusader, Mirrodin Besieged by Eric Deschamps
Mirran Crusader, Mirrodin Besieged by Eric Deschamps

Worldwake Archangel by Steve Argyle
Worldwake Archangel by Steve Argyle

Kazandu Blademaster, Zendikar Expansion by Michael Komarck
Kazandu Blademaster, Zendikar Expansion by Michael Komarck

Magic: The Gathering, Scars Of Mirrodin by Jason Chan
Magic: The Gathering, Scars Of Mirrodin by Jason Chan

Murderous Redcap by Dave Allsop
Murderous Redcap by Dave Allsop

Forgotten Harvest by Tony DiTerlizzi
Forgotten Harvest by Tony DiTerlizzi

Dawnglare Invoker (Cliffhaven), Rise Of The Eldrazi by Steve Argyle
Dawnglare Invoker (Cliffhaven), Rise Of The Eldrazi by Steve Argyle

Chandra MIXI Avatar by Steve Argyle
Chandra MIXI Avatar by Steve Argyle

Glistening Oil by Steven Belledin
Glistening Oil by Steven Belledin

Iona by Jason Chan
Iona by Jason Chan

Desecrated Earth by Daarken
Desecrated Earth by Daarken

Magic: The Gathering, Priest of Urabrask by Kev Walker
Magic: The Gathering, Priest of Urabrask by Kev Walker

Awakened Druid by Jason Chan
Awakened Druid by Jason Chan

Magic The Gathering, Jace Master Of Secrets by Jason Chan
Magic The Gathering, Jace Master Of Secrets by Jason Chan

Praetor’s Grasp by Steve Argyle
Praetor's Grasp by Steve Argyle

Hoard-Smelter Dragon, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps
Hoard-Smelter Dragon, Scars of Mirrodin by Eric Deschamps

Sorin Markov, Zendikar Expansion by Michael Komarck
Sorin Markov, Zendikar Expansion by Michael Komarck

Damia, Sage of Stone by Steve Argyle
Damia, Sage of Stone by Steve Argyle

Revive the Fallen by Steven Belledin
Revive the Fallen by Steven Belledin

Sheoldred, Whispering One, New Phyrexian by Jason Felix
Sheoldred, Whispering One, New Phyrexian by Jason Felix

Ethersworn Canonist by Izzy Medrano
Ethersworn Canonist by Izzy Medrano

Phyrexian Snowcrusher by Dave Allsop
Phyrexian Snowcrusher by Dave Allsop

Bola’s Grasp by Steve Argyle
Bola's Grasp by Steve Argyle

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6 COMMENTS |  50 Of The Best And Most Artistic Magic The Gathering Artworks

  • designfloat.com

    50 Of The Best And Most Artistic Magic The Gathering Artworks…

    Also called MTG or simply Magic Cards, this modern card game is still very popular up to this day with millions of players worldwide. This collectible card game is not only known for its gameplay of 2 or more players but it is also collected and traded…

  • papagalos.com

    Beautiful and very detailed art work, I especially liked Wort The RaidMother by Dave Allsop — interesting nails or is it horns coming out of the nose

    • Bono

      Yes most of the artworks in these playing cards are really very detailed and artistic. These magic cards are a great alternative source of inspiration. Cheers!

  • John

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  • troy

    vampire outcasts should be here

  • Johann

    Where’s Stasis?

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