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The Emperor's Dragons

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First piece in two months, running around on holiday! So good to get back to work, though I thought it would be great to get on with a brand new fun piece to kick start!

This is a captain from the third company of the 1st battalion, Emperor's Dragon legion. Last legion of the Emperor. Comparing him to my first one 12 months ago: jsfantasy.deviantart.com/art/H… I'd say I've come a long way!!

Hope you like it =)

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KaiserDK101's avatar
As a dumb or silly question. Can you make a primaris Emperor's dragon Marine? And cataphractii? But I absolutely love your art.😁
John-Stone-Art's avatar

I would love to and have plans already, just need time. I've got a mental amount of work to do!!

morion87's avatar
Since they are the 21st legion, which orginazational structure did they go with? If I remember right, each of the 18 First Founding legions had their own unique take on the same thing.
John-Stone-Art's avatar
Full strength of the Emperor's Dragons is unknown, with 10 battalion's of anything between 1000 to 10,000 marines under the command of a Commander.  Dragonatus, the Eternal Dragon and primarch of course leads the Legion as a whole.  Organisation of each battalion is similar to that of the Space Wolves, if only in organisation and nothing else, with squads of 10, 15 marines, command, etc in over-all similarity to the wolves, reason being that since the Dragon's roam the extreme fringes of the empire, they need a loose, adaptable formation to take on any of the Emperor's foes alone, as they are a secret and unknown force to a great deal of the imperium, except of course to those in the order 666 and inquisition...
morion87's avatar
makes perfact sense, in the way the game ever does.
Prockape1's avatar
What a cracking piece, the rain and wind effect works a treat.
John-Stone-Art's avatar
Thanks mate, appreciate it! I like your work to.. i'll pop you a watch I think :)
StampedeIndustries's avatar
Custom Legion by any chance?? *w*
StampedeIndustries's avatar
Got 5 for a custom Ordos
Paladins of Vengeance
Imperial Crusaders
Astral Dragoons
Knights of the Fifth Griffon
and one undecided name wise :P

I'll take pictures of their color schemes that I've made for them on Space Marine x)
John-Stone-Art's avatar
righto, well I have a full battle company of these bad boys painted with 10 custom heroes. I'll put up more art in the future. 
StampedeIndustries's avatar
Niiiice =^= 

Still painting mine :P
plenty of custom weapons and such since I kitbash more than I paint x)
John-Stone-Art's avatar
I always enjoy custom building, its half the fun!
StampedeIndustries's avatar
Seems to be all the fun for me at the moment xD
Gefey's avatar
The detail 0.0

And that sword!

Amazing. Pure and simple.
John-Stone-Art's avatar
thankyou! :). Exactly the look i intended :)
DreamDragon911's avatar
Wow....just wow...
John-Stone-Art's avatar
Haha. Thank you. Still one of my favourites!
Corporal-Yakob's avatar
Oh wow, that is just pure awesomeness: the pose, the armour, the decals, the Chapter name - everything about this is freaking cool!
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CptJames's avatar
Stella work man :) Can't wait to paint my Sons of Orar :)!!
40k-Warlord's avatar
Very nice my friend! keep it up!
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