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Made a fursona for my motorcycle by ChrisSawyerArt Made a fursona for my motorcycle :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 4 4 Jacked Rabbit by ChrisSawyerArt Jacked Rabbit :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 26 8 Couple by ChrisSawyerArt
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Couple :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 14 2
Younicorn by ChrisSawyerArt Younicorn :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 7 2 Sheep 2 by ChrisSawyerArt
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Sheep 2 :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 4 2
Sheep 1 by ChrisSawyerArt
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Sheep 1 :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 11 3
Horse Farmer by ChrisSawyerArt Horse Farmer :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 14 1 Super Bunny by ChrisSawyerArt Super Bunny :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 11 4 Ali Unicorn by ChrisSawyerArt Ali Unicorn :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 10 3 Horsey Flirt by ChrisSawyerArt Horsey Flirt :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 10 1 Huggable Horsey by ChrisSawyerArt
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Huggable Horsey :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 25 3
Fearful Symmerty by ChrisSawyerArt Fearful Symmerty :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 25 2 Power Tool by ChrisSawyerArt Power Tool :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 14 3 cs-Sea-Eagle by ChrisSawyerArt cs-Sea-Eagle :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 25 4 0-CS 8.03.12 pm by ChrisSawyerArt
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0-CS 8.03.12 pm :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 10 1
The Road Horseman by ChrisSawyerArt The Road Horseman :iconchrissawyerart:ChrisSawyerArt 4 2

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Moon by Francesca-ictbs Moon :iconfrancesca-ictbs:Francesca-ictbs 91 15 Tender by yelnatsdraws Tender :iconyelnatsdraws:yelnatsdraws 159 14 snowlight (commission) by Amphoera snowlight (commission) :iconamphoera:Amphoera 23 0 Twilight can't be late by Yakovlev-vad Twilight can't be late :iconyakovlev-vad:Yakovlev-vad 3,545 130 Commission :p by MagnaLuna Commission :p :iconmagnaluna:MagnaLuna 866 44 An Adventure by MapleSpyder An Adventure :iconmaplespyder:MapleSpyder 352 19 October special picture by KodarDragon October special picture :iconkodardragon:KodarDragon 84 5 November calendar picture by KodarDragon November calendar picture :iconkodardragon:KodarDragon 62 5 Dragon sauna part 4 by KodarDragon Dragon sauna part 4 :iconkodardragon:KodarDragon 72 4 [Chibi giveaway] Erna by KodarDragon [Chibi giveaway] Erna :iconkodardragon:KodarDragon 55 7 Chivalry Isn't Dead by ChickWithDreads Chivalry Isn't Dead :iconchickwithdreads:ChickWithDreads 984 144 Sunburst gender swap alts no cloak by CloudyGlow Sunburst gender swap alts no cloak :iconcloudyglow:CloudyGlow 103 4 Sunburst gender swap by CloudyGlow Sunburst gender swap :iconcloudyglow:CloudyGlow 154 9 Sunburst gender swap alts cloak by CloudyGlow Sunburst gender swap alts cloak :iconcloudyglow:CloudyGlow 101 1 Screenshot Edit - This is a new ship? by DannyMoMochi Screenshot Edit - This is a new ship? :icondannymomochi:DannyMoMochi 160 43 Ocean Stargazing by WubcakeVA Ocean Stargazing :iconwubcakeva:WubcakeVA 345 63

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ChrisSawyerArt
Chris Sawyer
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United States
My name's Chris, I'm a hobby artist living in Los Angeles.

Current Residence: Los Angeles
Favourite genre of music: 80's Rock, Electronic, & Classical.
Favourite style of art: Realistic
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When I first saw trailers for How to train your Dragon, I didn't think much of it. The marketoids who were selling "How to Train Your Dragon" were completely pitching this as a kiddie movie, when it is so much more. It's a shame that some potential fans might have been turned away by the early ads for this movie.

My favorite memories of this movie was the tender emotions that Hiccup and Toothless shared as they bonded. I had big tears streaming down my cheeks when Hiccup, looking away in order to seem less threatening to Toothless, reaches out to the dragon. And Toothless, casting aside his apprehensions about humans, leans forward and puts his nose into hiccup's hand with a real sense that the dragon had accepted Hiccup as a friend.

The build up of portraying Night Furies as powerful, dangerous dragons was such a great departure from the book this movie is based on. It makes Hiccup's friendship with Toothless all the more special.

The scene of Toothless drawing was absolutely adorable, and I loved the "Test drive" sequence! I think the flying sequences in this movie were easily better than Avatar's.

The music for this film is excellent, and it really helped capture the feeling onscreen. Obviously, Toothless is my favorite dragon, but I also think the Nadders are super cute. Their bird-like behavior, and noises were perfect!

Indeed, I really liked the fact that the dragons in HTTYD were portrayed as animals. No talking dragons!
But I appreciated Toothless being very very smart, and seeming to know what people are saying. The scene where Toothless first meets Astrid, and gives that jealous, dismissive shrug was too cute!!

And the ending to the movie again found me with tears in my eyes. The whole crowd in the theatre cried out "Awwww!" when you see that Hiccup had lost his left foot.

But I think it was an absolutely perfect way to end the movie. You have two friends, who on their own are handicapped. But together, they help one another soar.

This was such a fun movie to me, and I'm so glad Dreamworks approached this project with intelligence, and respect for the audience. (No poop humor anywhere to be found!!!)

What an awesome movie!

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Aristodes Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Do you do commissions?
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PeachesAwesome Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing art, I messaged you
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SpinosaurusDinosaur Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Chris Sawyer! :)
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Sansomon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday !
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Fail-Seeker Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2017
Happy Birthday! Here comes the Dee Jay: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s6DDK…
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pallosalama Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2017
You have same name and almost same birthday as the other Chris Sawyer(one who designated RollerCoaster Tycoon series), for a moment I thought you were him :o (Eek) 
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GJYYNGII Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
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Sansomon Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday !
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SpinosaurusDinosaur Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday Chrissawyer! :)
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Fail-Seeker Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2016
Happy Birthday! Try everything: www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6rP-Y…
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