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Spyro Reignited: Spyro The Dragon

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Spyro the dragon himself! I got to be part of the process of redesigning the purple boi for the Reignited Trilogy I was so honored to have any part in bringing a childhood icon back to life. I tried to pull inspiration for a few expressions directly from screenshots in the old games to make sure his personality came thru just right! I'm so delighted with the final result- It's a Spyro I think the whole team is proud of :)
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Cadecox2004Hobbyist Digital Artist

These designs, man. Absolutely excellent! :clap:

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SuperSkyFandomsLumStudent Digital Artist

My favorite dragon ever! :D

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AshleyGamer1995Student Digital Artist

Spyro is one of my favourite dragons.

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I'm happy you have finally 'made it big'. Every time I were ready to play a game you participated in creation of... it just went dark. Copernicus and Dawngate being probably the most vibrant examples.


I'm still in awe of your Ljosalfar concepts. I hope one day you will get to draw them once again.


Best wishes.


P.S. Spyro Reignated is top notch. Superb really.

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LoganTheWelshFan2019Student Artist
Expression Sheet is good, I downloaded it. UWU
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AdiAtrasHobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool! Nice expressions! :D
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Very nice design
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All I can think of after playing the remastered version, is Spongebob Squarepants when I see Purple boi here.
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DuskaDoesArtHobbyist Writer
Our purple boy! I love him so much!
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InkLightningStudent General Artist
You've really pulled off Spyro here, well done!
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ImtheauraStudent General Artist
Love your art!
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Pandas90Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He looks SO good! :o (Eek) 

His facial expressions are priceless!
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TheMeekWarriorHobbyist General Artist
Ugh, love love love my purple boi! You did a great job on capturing his essence and personality. I wish you kept his back ridges yellow but that's just preference maybe. ;) These concept drawings are so great!!!
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nick-metroidStudent Photographer
That's amazing you got to be involved with the game itself!

Thanks for helping bring Spyro back to life too, I implore you to urge Activision & Toys For Bob to make an animated series using the game engine and art direction. The game is like watching a Pixar/DWA quality production.
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Christopia1984Hobbyist Digital Artist
Excuse me, but can you do the Reignited fauns from Fracture Hills, please? They're my favorite!
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He looks amazing, you did a great job! <3 
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The game looks so gorgeous! It practically glows.
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inkrediblekredibleHobbyist Digital Artist
The coloring and lineart is very well done! I can also feel the emotions in each expression. Great job!
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DaniloolinadHobbyist General Artist
Reignited indeed! It look lit af!
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Wow! Great expressions!
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This is awesome!!
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garyjsmithProfessional Digital Artist
Did you work at all with David Silva?
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BellumsaurHobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah, these are beautiful! Spyro looks so expressive!
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