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By juliedillon   |   Watch
Published: July 26, 2014
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Another piece for my Imagined Realms project on kickstarter!

This originally was just the woman and the dragon, but a few months back my orange tabby cat Cody passed away, and I wanted to include him in one of the pieces. Cody was a very sweet kitty, my little sunshine boy. (The other cat is Max, my snowshoe Siamese; we got him last year and he is very happy, although his crossed eyes tend to make him look bewildered most of the time). 

One of the stretch goals for my kickstarter is a downloadable process video that shows how this piece was made. :) 
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Software
Adobe Photoshop CS6 (Windows)
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Xerbius's avatar
What a beautiful piece of art!
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ArashkaHobbyist Traditional Artist
Great work! 
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Arlene0401Hobbyist Writer
They´re totally at ease with each other, seems to be a great friendship. What have they been up to, I wonder...
meangan's avatar
so cute and peaceful i love it
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PonyCool42Student Digital Artist
This is so beautiful :love: The soft lighting, the relaxed poses, great colour choices, it all comes together to make such a charming scene. 
GreenSprite's avatar
I really enjoy your diverse, relatable and tasteful female characters. It's still surprisingly rare to see this, even from female artists. I wonder why. (yes self, I'm looking at you too)
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dana-reddeHobbyist Traditional Artist
I really love her legs here!
MiralukaNaima's avatar
Cats, a Dragon, a teapot with cozy fire... This is heaven for me!! I loved it!!Heart Love +fav 
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adarwenHobbyist Artist
so cute and beautiful
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WinterwoodArtsProfessional Digital Artist
Beautiful colors ! Fat cat stole my heart :)
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MiouQueuingHobbyist Photographer
Hey there,

:wow: This is such a nice drawing. Thanks a lot for such a lovely piece of art! I especially love the cats. Max seems to be cool - I can see his crossed eyes. I feel sorry for Cody and can totally relate. I lost four dear cats in my live so far (our own and that of our friends) and it's always been hard! Such a great idea to put them into the picture.

Best regards
Miou Q. B-)
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shideh General Artist
This is so lovely!
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blasterskyStudent Digital Artist
Cats and dragons! Perfect. : D
JediMase's avatar
For a later addition to the concept, I feel like the inclusion of the cats really sells the atmosphere.
Alata-Advena's avatar
Wow! She's soooo cool! Perfect woman!
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Intel16Hobbyist General Artist
First I was like oh she's in a forest, that's really-- HOLY CRAP IT'S A DRAGONWut? . Awesome workClap 
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Ayikaz10Student General Artist
That anatomy though...I just wanna have it, and touch it. Forever.

But really though this is great stuff ;)
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SkyManateeStudiosProfessional Digital Artist
This picture I so wonderful I don't even know what to say! The cats just make absolutely perfect.
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bekamonsterProfessional Digital Artist
Sorry about Cody.
This is such a beautiful piece. Just two cats and a dragon, that's all I need.
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AvenuewriterHobbyist General Artist
Great Scott! This has been my life for the last three weeks. Sitting down, chillin with my cats, and playing Skyrim (i.e. the dragon). I immediately related to this. Insta-fav!
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linkaiyaHobbyist General Artist
Wow.  I adore this so much. There needs to be more tea and cats and dragons and naps. This piece is just so.... comfortable.  Well done.
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snailspotStudent Digital Artist
Wow those colours, so good :O
Kerevon's avatar
Sorry about Cody, but glad to see his inclusion in this wonderful piece. :)
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