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Skink Dragon by mythrilflare Skink Dragon :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 14 1 Penguin Dragon by mythrilflare Penguin Dragon :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 42 15 Rabbit Dragon by mythrilflare Rabbit Dragon :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 4 0 Dragon of The Tombigbee by mythrilflare Dragon of The Tombigbee :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 30 8 Violet Wings by mythrilflare Violet Wings :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 31 2 Water Cloak by mythrilflare Water Cloak :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 34 4 White Rose Icarus by mythrilflare White Rose Icarus :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 13 2 Phantasmal Dragon Redux by mythrilflare Phantasmal Dragon Redux :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 25 12 Angel of the Sea by mythrilflare Angel of the Sea :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 16 4 Sea Gale by mythrilflare Sea Gale :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 13 3 Regaliceratops sketch by mythrilflare Regaliceratops sketch :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 2 2 Microceratus Nettle by mythrilflare Microceratus Nettle :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 16 0 Hydrangea Carnotaurus by mythrilflare Hydrangea Carnotaurus :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 20 4 Daffodilosaurus by mythrilflare Daffodilosaurus :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 9 9 pygmy seahorse dragon by mythrilflare pygmy seahorse dragon :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 12 4 Leafy Sea Dragon by mythrilflare Leafy Sea Dragon :iconmythrilflare:mythrilflare 22 7

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Fire dragon by Vaejoun Fire dragon :iconvaejoun:Vaejoun 3,444 136 Glitch by ErikShoemaker Glitch :iconerikshoemaker:ErikShoemaker 2,926 266 They mostly come at night... mostly. by Herschel-Hoffmeyer They mostly come at night... mostly. :iconherschel-hoffmeyer:Herschel-Hoffmeyer 1,001 39 Oak guardian: closed by Chickenbusiness Oak guardian: closed :iconchickenbusiness:Chickenbusiness 445 24 Birch guardian: closed by Chickenbusiness Birch guardian: closed :iconchickenbusiness:Chickenbusiness 249 8 Gnarled oak guardian: closed by Chickenbusiness Gnarled oak guardian: closed :iconchickenbusiness:Chickenbusiness 448 26 Space dragon pendant by AlviaAlcedo Space dragon pendant :iconalviaalcedo:AlviaAlcedo 1,970 29 In Daznak's Pit by Manzanedo In Daznak's Pit :iconmanzanedo:Manzanedo 731 19 Kronosaurus by arvalis Kronosaurus :iconarvalis:arvalis 2,673 105 Wolf warrior by orochi-spawn Wolf warrior :iconorochi-spawn:orochi-spawn 168 13 Lion warrior 1 by orochi-spawn Lion warrior 1 :iconorochi-spawn:orochi-spawn 336 34 [Esk] Stick figures batch 10 by sordid-dessert [Esk] Stick figures batch 10 :iconsordid-dessert:sordid-dessert 1,624 45 Goldfish Cracker Dissected WP by freeny Goldfish Cracker Dissected WP :iconfreeny:freeny 553 56 Blue Ref! by BeetleTheSilkWing Blue Ref! :iconbeetlethesilkwing:BeetleTheSilkWing 121 8


Although there is no need to thank me for all the favs, watches & llamas I do appreciate them! I thank you for all your support as well!

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Brittany Langford
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States



Hi! Welcome to my page!


I'm just an artist floating through life on a cloud. I graduated with a bachelor's degree in graphic design in 2013. My love will always be in illustration and concept art, particularly in fantasy.

I have a fondness of dragons especially. My current fascination is in taking real life animals, my favorites being fish, lizards, amphibians and invertebrates, and fusing them with dragons.

I have recently moved to digital art even though my specialty is in traditional. This change has brought about a profound interest in the digital art field. It absolutely amazes me how much I can do with a computer. I used to be such a stickler about my traditional media!

I hope you enjoy my gallery! I am striving for the best I can be as an artist so I am continually improving and learning. I am very passionate about what I do so I look forward to uploading great work for you!

Thanks for visiting :) and have a great day!





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I love Carnotaurus by WishmasterAlchemist The Best Artist - Stamp by Starrceline Save the Sea Stamp by abdka5 Stamp: I love NATURE by silsado
I love Animals by WishmasterAlchemist I love Griffins by WishmasterAlchemist I'm A Gamer Stamp by TwilightProwler Dragon's Dogma Stamp 2 by Sinderish
Stamp - Dragon Artist by ValkAngie Leaves in the Fall Stamp by katcombs Proud Parent Stamp by chikaex0tica proud night owl stamp by InkyWings
Rain Stamp by Deidara-Clone Kingdom hearts Fan by Deedeekinz Skyrim Stamp 2 by Naomz +drizzt fan stamp+ by pantheongirl24

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Skink Dragon
Been really busy the past few weeks so I wasn't able to submit anything. I finally got around to finishing this though, gradually... It's another traditional media dragon. It's based off the "five-lined skink." Just like the penguin dragon I did this in polychromos color pencils.
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Gonna be posting a new dragon either today or tomorrow. Been really busy sorry for the wait!
Penguin Dragon
-------based off the humboldt penguin---------

Just got a strathmore sketchbook with toned paper and had to draw something in it. I've been seeing a lot of artists here on deviantart using this paper and I have to say it really was fun to draw a dragon on it! I loved seeing the contrast between the paper and the art. It really is gorgeous paper! I will definitely be doing another one here in the next few days. I've been wanting to get back into traditional media as of late....

I added in the shadow below the dragon with photoshop. I didn't think it looked right just floating on the paper. I added a few more details with the computer to make the highlights stand out more aside from the standard color correction stuff....I really took this paper to its limit and it would not allow any further detailing without damaging it. Did I mention there's no scales lol! Took me far less time to finish it than normal.....
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Strathmore toned sketchbook
polychromos color pencils 
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Rabbit Dragon
This is just something I came up with one day. I have seen a yugioh card with a rabbit dragon on it a while back and I wondered what one I dreamed up would look like... I worked on it off and on periodically. My husband said it reminds him of that killer rabbit on "Monty Python and the Holy Grail." Not my intention when I made it LOL. Also I wasn't looking at a reference photo while drawing this just my memory so there may be anatomical mistakes on the rabbit half(mainly the face).
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Dragon of The Tombigbee
I felt like attempting a landscape digital painting this time around since I haven't really given one a try yet. I have a love for nature documentaries(That's probably one reason why I love taking real animals and combining them with dragons...) and while I was watching one I got an idea of having a "flathead catfish" dragon with a background of the Tombigbee River. I have fond memories of that river. I practically grew up on it. I added in some ravens that are chasing the dragon. I've seen smaller birds do that to larger predators so I thought it would add more movement in it.

Flathead catfish are not easy to paint! Those fish have tons of dappling and spots on their skin. I'm just thankful they don't have scales LOL! I've gotten accustomed to making my own brushes for whatever texture I need so I'm not stippling the whole thing one at a time! Now that would be ridiculous! My hand would hate me if I did that.... Thankfully I've learned a lot while studying other artists' work here on deviantart. It makes my job so much easier....

As for the wings...I do realize that most of my dragons have smaller wings than they really should so I wanted to go for more realism this time around. This is something I'm going to bear in mind when I paint more dragons in the future...
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Momentho Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2018
Thank you very much for watching :)
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mythrilflare Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Your welcome!
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Amisgaudi Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch!!! Saludos!!
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mythrilflare Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem!love your art! Thanks for watching me as well!
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Amisgaudi Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Hug 
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Aito-Susi Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
You have the cutest and fluffiest avatar! :love: You have lovely art in your gallery. I absolutely adore when artists turn regular good ol' species (like bass fish) into dragons and fantasy creatures! :D Lovely!
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mythrilflare Featured By Owner Edited Jul 31, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw thank you so much:) The cardinal was done by Shalmons. It's free to use but I like to give credit when it's due. Here is a link to the page. www.deviantart.com/shalmons
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Aito-Susi Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :D
Yes, credit is important! :) (The artist behind the cute bird has really gorgeous art in their gallery!)
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mythrilflare Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
oh yeah Shalmons has some really great art! I love the pixel art and I would be interested in commissioning for a custom avatar. 
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Zoomer1958 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for faving!  Cheers from Toronto.
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