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Storm Chaser by AbyssinalPhantom Storm Chaser by AbyssinalPhantom
This is for my group :iconcatalystdesign: for the topic of storm. Im not very good at clouds as you can see but i tried my best haha. I tried to make it look darker in the background to represent sort of a stormish look. There's also rain but you cant see it unfortunately.
I had a lot of fun with this drawing. It took me a couple of hours to make, but im really proud of it. I also got to try out some of my charcoal pencils.
Originally the dragon was gonna be blacker than the background, but it looked weird to me so i earased it.
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PsychedelicSmirk Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011
This is very cool! I really like how smoothly curved the lines of the dragon are, and the perspective in which the wings are done. It really gives the picture a cleaner feel, and makes it nicer to look at graphically.

Pertaining to the issue of clouds, you might want to have a look at a

If you study references of clouds you'll notice that they aren't uniform and take on lots of different shapes and sizes. They also overlap, and depending on the perspective you are looking at them from and the angle of light, they can have vastly varying shading. They can also vary in consistency from the huge puffy storm clouds to a gentle mist, especially depending on their altitude. Here is a chart of general different types of clouds. So you have lots of different approaches to choose from if you want to practice clouds. :D

Sorry if this is too much. I just happen to be fond of cloud geekery. :)
AbyssinalPhantom Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Haha it's np, and yea i should've been looking at some clouds while i was drawing them because i know how they should look, but it was late and im just lazy haha. And thx about my dragon, i've been drawing them for forever =D
DementedDannie Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2011
i really like your dragon,
but yeah clouds are hard
AbyssinalPhantom Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks! Yea it's one of my better dragons haha. And clouds are my new enemy i think
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