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Ice Dragon

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I love painting dragons. I hoping to creat a range of different dragon that live in different enviroments. Kind of like a fantasy nature documentary ;) This dragon is able to live in the coldest enviroments.

My art shows a young and still small version of the ice dragon. I have some idea for the adults.... A huge ice covered dragon lying curled up in a massive underground cave with lots of cool ice and snow formation surrounding it, you almost don't notice the dragon at all at first. Also an action shot of the dragon bursting out of the cave in flight, icicles breaking off around it's massive wings as it soars into winter sky. I just have to get some time to paint these now!

This artwork was painted in acrylics. I did however do a bit of a re-touch in Photoshop on some of the snow effects once I had scanned the art in. The dodge tool is particually useful for exaggerating the shine on the ice.
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HolyYangOfLight's avatar

Nice drawing God loves you and God bless!

sammyjason's avatar
incredible Dragon
idos82's avatar
Arrive... Fav.... Leave....👌
SawuScimitar74's avatar
This is a great picture! Great job on details and everything.
YouGotN0Jams's avatar
Can i just become this dragon because it honestly slays my life
Juxshoa's avatar
Cool, I've seen this on the back of card sleeves!
Wow this is really amazing I hope one day I'll be this good!
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dianadragon's avatar
I love your dragons they are amazing 
Wishingpole's avatar
holy crap the comment count, how can I not be apart of this!
ITS BEAUTIFUL
Deathsupdown's avatar
If this was PAINTED you are a master at art
lcclaw's avatar
He's so shiny!WOW!
Kestral1995's avatar
I love dragons. I really hope you do continue to make dragons.
SharrdriderofVulken's avatar
It's so beautiful! As you can see, I found your picture many years ago, as it is my icon now, but the version I found wasn't quite so spectacular! You captured the look of the ice , on the column and on the dragon, just perfectly, it looks as if it's about to spring off the screen!
DARKPAWZ27's avatar
Excuse me, I'm writing a story and would like to know if i could use this as the Cover Picture! I would love to use it because it's so beautiful!
LostLittleDream's avatar
but this looks like anne stoke art...
it says it in the corner of the picture
Amefrio's avatar
This looks very awesome! I love the dragon's design, it is unique compared to many other works! :)
jilllllly's avatar

I love you picture and love the ice dragon


belchingneron's avatar
That's beautiful in a way.


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