Moving swiftly on from my sketched out Hero Prop thumbnails, I picked several that I liked the look of (15, 16, 17) and modified them slightly to create the below images. Spider A has had the rear end adorned with animal teeth, spider B has had its rear adorned with very fine Fish bones (Although its starting to look more porcupine) and Spider C has had the ring anchored to a backplate made of an old coin.
DISCLAIMER: I did NOT paint that spider. The Arachnid is a photograph of a pet, one of a series of stills donated to my research by Jebb Bobbett- Thanks again Jebb!
I am drawn more towards B for its ring design and cobweb drapery. I prefer those fishbones (in B) to the teeth in A, however I wonder if the addition of the coin from design C might just finish off my Hero Prop. Any thoughts?