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Sardonyx

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By depcow   |   Watch
Published: May 20, 2015
© 2015 - 2020 depcow
Yeah, I dunno, the name is a bit odd, but sardonyx looks a little like red and white agate.  Its been quite a while, but I really like the shape of this dragon, much like Cobalt.


This dragon is a hand-made OOAK.  All creatures I make are based off of worry dolls and cornhusk dolls alike.
Legend of the worry doll:

Worry dolls originate in Guatemala.  Original dolls are tiny human figures made with yarn, wire and twigs with vibrant clothing made of traditional fabrics.  At night, you would tell one problem to your worry doll and put it under your pillow before you fell asleep.  In the morning you would awake and depending on the legend, either stow your worry doll in a box or not, before continuing with your day.  The worry doll, during both the night and the day would supposedly worry for you, relieving you from your stress.

Legend of the cornhusk doll:

Many native stories feature cornhusk dolls and often portray the consequences of vanity.  Cornhusk dolls are simple dolls made out of cornhusks shaped into humans.  They often have little to no details and are featured both with and without simple attire.  Their bland design is supposed to allow room for the imagination to make up their features and be reminiscent of the repercussions of narcissism.

Made with yarn, felt, pipe cleaners and tender love and care!

~If you have any inquiries or want to suggest a dragon, please feel free to comment it or send me a note!
Image size
5184x3456px 2.41 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS REBEL T4i
Shutter Speed
1/166 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
28 mm
ISO Speed
160
Date Taken
May 20, 2015, 5:52:56 AM
Lens
EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II
Sensor Size
22mm
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Hi Julia!  I just wanted to let you know that I've featured your work in a post called August Birthstone Dragons by Various Artists on my dragon artwork blog (with proper attribution and links back, of course).  I love this piece, and the photo is so well done too!  It was easily the best of the rare "Sardonyx" dragons I could find this month.  You can find me at Writing Dragons, and this feature here.  Keep up the great work!
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
Thank you so much! I'm so happy to hear you enjoy my work! I'll for sure check you out, and thanks again for the heads up!
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You're so welcome!  Take care!
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Draconia4Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it looks very peaceful :D
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
Thank you!
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TheChgzProfessional Artisan Crafter
Love the main :D
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
Yeah, I should use the fur more often hunh?
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TheChgzProfessional Artisan Crafter
:D I think it well help you move on and up he he
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
Well, if that's what the expert sais, I`ll try my best to!
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MareleLupStudent General Artist
It looks like it belongs to that place.....so natural...:-)
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
:3
Thank you!  I try to make them look good in their pics
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Xenanraptor720Student General Artist
Wine red and carmel brown seem to go well together.
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
Amen to that!
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TheMightySaurusHobbyist General Artist
Ooh fluffeh :meow:
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depcowStudent Artisan Crafter
yeah, super fluffeh!
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