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Ysera, the Dreamer

The person who commissioned me to make Alexstrasza also requested an Ysera figurine, so I'm actually 2 for 5 on the dragon aspect front. Ysera is the leader of the green dragonflight and is also known as the Dreamer, so I made her lying down and sleeping, similar to how she appears in WoW's Emerald Dragonshrine. She's is an oversized dragon and features closed eyes, gem-studded bracers, leg armor, a spiked tail, and a swirled green and gold d20 die. This is the first time I have ever tried giving one of my dragons closed eyes, and I really like the result! Like, enough to try making some more sleeping dragons in the future. :) I also really like the colors in this one - I've been kind of hoarding my remaining green pearl clay because it's a discontinued color, but it was nice to bust it out for this project. One of my favorite clay colors.

Ysera was crafted on commission and has been sold.
Ysera © Blizzard Entertainment.

Companion to Alexstrasza:
Alexstrasza, the Life-Binder by HowManyDragons
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Mar 12, 2014, 3:14:28 PM
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Themisphere-Art's avatar
Howlong do you need for this one :o
HowManyDragons's avatar
Hmm, I don't remember, but she was one of my bigger and more complex pieces, so she probably took 3-4 hours to make?
Themisphere-Art's avatar
wow...4 hours are a lot :o
... but my dragons need up to a day... :)
HowManyDragons's avatar
Most of my dragons are smaller, so they don't take as long to make. I guess I work slower on larger pieces because I don't do that as often!
CruppyASF's avatar
How much do your dice holders cost? i would really like seven for all my different dice
HowManyDragons's avatar
Depends on what you want. Assuming you don't need any dice because you have them already, I could do a basic, standard-sized dragon with wings and a single pair of horns for $35+shipping. Ysera here cost quite a bit more due to her complexity. She's also a large-sized dragon, so that drove the price up. Custom-mixed colors and patterning can affect the price as well. Are all seven dice from the same set?

If you'd like to see how my standard-sized dragons compare to d20s, take a look at the Metallic D20 Guardian Dragons. Similar pose as Ysera, but smaller size.
CruppyASF's avatar
well i have a set of micro dice so would that be less as the dragons wouldn't need to be holding normal ones 
HowManyDragons's avatar
As I mentioned before, I assumed you already had the dice, so that was accounted for in the price. Are the micro dice the really tiny ones like these? Because if that's the case, maybe my mini sized dragons (sized like the Sleepy Baby Book Dragons) would be a better match, size-wise. I could make those for less, starting at $28 each.
CruppyASF's avatar
28? thats a bit more then i have
RetroEULE's avatar
OMG I need them for my life eh.
Good work!
HowManyDragons's avatar
She was $90+shipping, due to being rather large and complex. If you're interested, I could make one for you.
RetroEULE's avatar
I really need to save money <XD
remanlongtail's avatar
Aww, she looks so adorable when she's sleeping! :D
maraomi's avatar
Shadekit's avatar
This is so cute, omg, you molded everything so perfectly! <3
HowManyDragons's avatar
Thank you! I really tried to match the character. :)
DuskMind's avatar
I can't wait to see if you do a Nozdormu. If I had enough money I'd make sure of it lol
HowManyDragons's avatar
Ahhh yeah, he's not likely to be made unless someone pays me to make him. ;)
Bet he'd look cool though! Gold and blue is a lovely combination.
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Glad you like her! ^^
SunofWinter21's avatar
That's impossible not to love her! And all her little brothers ^^
Your dragons are awesome =)
NocturnalMoonWolf's avatar
Very awesome in detail! :D
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