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Purple Dragon

By Deligaris
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An illustration of a purple dragon.
Painted from scratch in Photoshop.
Thanks for viewing!

*This is used as a cover of a reissue of the third novel of The Cormyr Saga trilogy (Forgotten Realms) - written by Ed Greenwood/Troy Denning.
You can view the covers of the other 2 novels over here >> [link]
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missartisticgracieProfessional Traditional Artist
Awesome!
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vampire4ever25Hobbyist General Artist
Would you mind me using this artwork for a role-playing site where this would represent me character? Credit will be given to you as it is your work as well as a link back to this page. Not the google shortcut but to this site on deviant-art where you posted the art.
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Yu-Gi-NosStudent General Artist
This is the BEST Thauglorimorgorus I've ever seen!
havaba's avatar
havabaHobbyist Traditional Artist
beautifully made! 
Derkna's avatar
Really like the scales!
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TheeBear General Artist
Wow. Beyond awesome.
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GeoffrynHobbyist General Artist
Aren't they the Knighthood of Cormyr?
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rocheleheart10Hobbyist Writer
could I use  your  dragon  for a contest  here    with credits
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NinxeasHobbyist Digital Artist
So you were the one that drew this picture!
I've seen this guy all over the internet!
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DragonCidProfessional General Artist
Did you give permission for this to be used on checkbook covers sold on Ebay??? www.ebay.com/itm/Dragon-Vinyl-…
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FairyBoxHobbyist Digital Artist
reminds me of spyro the dragon
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MarimaruHobbyist Digital Artist
My stepdad had me crop this a couple of years ago to have tattoo'd on his back.  Glad to have found the original artist!
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ian-has-a-nice-assStudent Digital Artist
Seraphim-Sentinel I'm sure you have seen this already, but this one is soo awesome!
I thought I'd tag you ^-^
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Seraphim-SentinelHobbyist Digital Artist
Yep, love this one!! The Ice Dragon is amazing as well. ^^

I really want to draw a crystal dragon. Still a ways to go to learn how to draw crystals. -.-
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ian-has-a-nice-assStudent Digital Artist
Love that one as well! 
I can't draw them either =P
Well I can't really draw anything that well, so it's no surprise =P
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Seraphim-SentinelHobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I know that feeling all to well. So much of what you see here on DA is amazing. But I know how it took years for them to become good. Years of sketching and overtime they got better. 

I recently found a great tutorial about art in general: How to become an artist - Tutorial. Made me wonder if it is not to late to begin again. Then I decided to cheat and continue doing 3D because I am lazy. ^^
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malefor007Hobbyist General Artist
I love that dragon.  I wonder if I could try to have one as a pet.  lol.
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ClstlDrmr83Hobbyist General Artist
This makes me think of my Dad; he always used to draw dragons. I lost him unexpectedly in July 2014 and when I saw this dragon I could almost hear him say how "bad-ass" it is.
G-A-E-A's avatar
Beautiful!
magica's avatar
Hey there, I think someone is using this for their book cover (without your permission)? The credits are even covered up. www.amazon.com/Legendary-Dwarv…
DragonRoseArt123's avatar
That detail!
Amazing!!
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ShalimarsSongHobbyist Digital Artist
Sweet .... Gotta have purple dragons ... Then maybe I'm just bias ; )
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MARZillao Traditional Artist
Wonderful!!
Oomizo's avatar
So many scales... great work!
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