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Dragon Dancer

By Ironshod
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I just finished this new artwork called Dragon Dancer. I first had the idea for it when I visited China last year but have only just got round to painting it. Spring is finally here in the UK and perhaps its been the cherry blossom appearing on the trees that made me want to paint it now?
The picture is all about joy, as the girl dances with this playful dragon. He swirls around her captivated by her brightly coloured fans, and the pink petals from the trees catch the wind as they fall. I really enjoyed painting it.

A big thanks to photographer `mjranum-stock for the figure reference photo that I used when painting the girl.
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jazzyamx's avatar
That is a really cool looking Lung dragon!
ladyarquen's avatar
Love her feet. :P The rest too. But the sense of motion it really nice. 
Viperwings's avatar
Nice Dragon Dancer!!
AlexSturdee's avatar
This is honestly wonderful. 
Vampyre-Lover's avatar
Has a wonderful flow...Superb Piece!
patoberlin's avatar
I have seen this exact image done as a tattoo!
ChaosPhantom444's avatar
Amazing, I like the title
Jadetatsu's avatar
Beautiful. Love the colors
Sunnybrook1's avatar
Beautiful, though at first glance seemed to me like the dancer was about to be clawed and eaten... :O_o:
beccaleeg's avatar
This is amazing!
Mintyd0t's avatar
That's bueatiful OoO 😊
BlackdragonVania's avatar
WOW! I really wan´t a t-shirt with this illustration!
tanasha67's avatar
Truly inspiring :)
Franciscathedragon's avatar
It's so unique and light hearted from normal dragon and girl pairings,you did an excellent job.
X0-EKS0-X0's avatar
I love how the dancer and her dragon stand out with such vibrancy and clarity.
dragonkiss114's avatar
Magnificent! I can't take my eyes off it! Wow! 
Vasvirag's avatar
LOVE this one!
babyvfan's avatar
This is so cool
Evangeline40003's avatar
I like how happy they both look, it shows a friendship between them:) :D (Big Grin) i like it- Fav it!
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