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The Story Glass

This is available for sale as an 8.5" x 11" art print or a beautiful 18" x 24" art print from our online store!

I've been fascinated by the big rose windows in cathedrals for ages, and thought I'd try my hand at a fantasy one... digitally, of course. I don't quite have the skill set to do this as an actual stained glass piece!

I tried to limit the color palette, to give the whole image a more unified look. Most of the old traditional stained glass windows seem to be quite heavy on the reds and yellows, so I steered away from those and focused more on the blues, purples, and greens, with hints of warmer colors. And figuring out how to make a black dragon look like glass was... interesting, to say the least!

This is related to an elven creation myth, and creatures which are in some way special to their culture.

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Hi Sarrah!  I just wanted to let you know that I've featured your work in a post called Dragons in Stained Glass by Various Artists on my dragon artwork blog (with proper attribution and links back, of course).  I love this piece, and it was the perfect image to lead off the post!  You can find me at Writing Dragons, and this feature here.  Keep up the great work!