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The Albino by Adorael The Albino by Adorael
Happy New Year!!! I've started a challenge with Yuuza to make one or more speed paints every day until we make 100. This is my 4th that I liked so much I decided to finish it up and submit it C:

It's an albino dragon, the white pink color scheme has been on my mind for a while now and I think I may still draw a few whiteies :squee: For albino purists: the blue is not pigment, it's a stone/mineral/gem/whatever formation


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This piece of work has excellent details and coloring with just the right amount of shadowing. I particularly like the way you have him coiled around himself. The impression here is that he is shy while trying to look mean. He knows that being an albino makes him an outcast so he tries to make up for it with a mean look. He's actually quite beautiful. This is a well designed piece of work with no junk to muck up the works. This would be beautiful in a book written for children. A child would fall in love with him
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I felt you really captured the feel of a dragon in this work of art. Although true albinos (minus a few exceptions) would not have any blue or otherwise markings at all, I really enjoyed what you did with this. I can see also that you made the rippling powerful feel on the curves of the dragon.
This work of art is truly beautiful, and I would love to have a framed picture.
Although the wonderfully drawn head is probably the focal point for most viewers, I payed attention to all of the long and strong body. This work of art pays attention to detail, and I take pleasure in this.
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DinoSpine Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I still love this artwork.
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DancingDragon18 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2017
Look at that happy face. So cute!
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ToomassArt Featured By Owner May 21, 2017
Great work he/she looks very-very comfortable..:)
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NCSinc Featured By Owner May 13, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
A-w-e-s-o-m-e!
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Shadowhunter625 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Noodle dragon! 
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ogjimkenobi Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice work!
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Reinhard-Gutzat Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Professional General Artist
This is awesome! Nice work. 
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StarsInMyFingertips Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work is just wow. Had to put this my favorites. It looks so smug and realxed. And than you for favoring my work too :D
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asunc Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
very good and new theme the albino
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Tollkirsch Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is awesome, the way it's coiled into itself, your skills... Heart 
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ptara50 Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
THANKS FOR THE FAVS;GOOD LUCK.. PEACE
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wickdconcepshunz Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
absolutely love this
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2016  Professional General Artist
Nice detail with the blue gemstones. They really tie the piece together. 
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Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2016
Eh, shes a good artist but knowing of biology i'd say there is the simpler explaination the scales are just refractive most blues in fords and reptiles aren't pigment based but structure based.

i'll be at I wouldn't completely rule out crystals, chameleons actually use crystals and there' i'll be at I wouldn't completely rule out crystals, chameleons actually use tiny crystals in their skin made out of one of the base compounds for DNA.
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2016  Professional General Artist
While your criticism is valid scientifically, this creature being only loosely associated with real biology only through name/title and pigment (or lack thereof in this case) allows for the fantastical and the magical to take place of reality. Especially since this is a dragon, and dragons do not have to follow science at all. So it not being scientifically accurate is no way a detraction or a fault of them as an artist. In fact, in my comment, I saw that color balance was more important than accuracy in order to bring out contrast and composition. 

But thanks for the interesting factoids about reptiles and particularly chameleons. :)
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Heytomemeimhome Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016
Indeed, as for color pallet wow I happened to be more crafted further saturated images myself, I can indeed say that all of this flows well together all those from that since part of me probably wanted to see more blue.
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Sombraluz-Images Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2016  Professional General Artist
Yeah I can see where wanting more blue would be the case, but adding more would detract from the implied albinism and shock the eyes too much with the clash of the warm reddish pink tones. Well, at least for my eyes. :)
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sylvainArtist Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
LOVE THIS!!!!
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leartsy Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awsm. ^^
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Jimbowyrick Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like The Albino!
Fav' thanks!
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hannxm Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!
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the-first-seer Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2016
so fantastic, I like him :-) :-)
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sasrabirawa Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2016
Absolutely awesome...
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100TOH Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
magnificent
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eaglewray Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2016  Student General Artist
Nice work.
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ZED-EYE Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2016
Here's my 'unprofessional' critique.  I think this is a cool piece.  It has a doughy-melty feel.  The colour is nice and... doughy.  And, the dragon looks particularly cozy, content, and warm -- all ready for cuddles. :hug:
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adrianocadau Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
great work of painting xd
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whiteetoile Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2016
so beautiful, I can imagine the touch of his skin
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matortheeternal Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunning piece with a really unique model.  (an albino dragon, how often do you see that!?)
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CheesekawaiiBL Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG OMG OMG I LOVE IT! Waaaah! Clap I think I've fainted. Heart Love 
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SpectroTheDarkDragon Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wouaaaaw, good job ^^
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SunflowersAndDreams Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2016  Student General Artist
Amazing La la la la 
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DharmaWPB Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2016  Professional Artist
OMG, this is amazing!
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Fierce-Thunder Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
damn this oloks awome!
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SimonLB Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful (and thank you for the fav') ! :)
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Kingmk13 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
He look like a plucked chicken ! Giggle
But very good job ! Clap
white (cream) and blue looks good.
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Beowulf1976 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, I love this, what a beautiful dragon he is.

I have shared him on my facebook page:

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RyukiGrayDragon Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2016
Lovely work :)
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BeanzTheCat Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2016  Student General Artist
I LOVE THIS!
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Kopyto Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this color combination is awesome
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gwennyp Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
waahaauw!! love this one!!
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UndeadPlant Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2016  Student Digital Artist
utterly beautiful. I'm literally speechless. The blues and all of the colors and light make for a beautiful gentle beast! 
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FiendsTooth Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Gods it's beautiful ;;
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DrMorbius12 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Professional General Artist
Albino Dragon! There's always one in every crowd!  Love this.
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SlichoArt Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome dragon! Never ever seen an albino one, looks great!
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JBRonel Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the details are amazing tho 
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sindhoorella Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This my favorite piece. The dragon is at rest and I can feel the relaxation of its body. The gems, a compositional success, add an interesting bit of contrast and help lead the viewer's eye around the picture.
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CapscesDigitalInk Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2016  Professional General Artist
Speed paint? Amazing, excellent work!
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shazzz999 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2016
Fulgid and serpentine. S
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dorenna Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2016
Superb use of shading and tones to convey a good sense of depth and proportions. Thank-you.
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