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Meltdown

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First of all, I must say I'm so happy with this picture. I've been wanting to draw my dragon Ahron for such a long time now :')
Btw the title is kind of a word play, refering to both melting ice down and the actual meaning(s) of the word meltdown.

I tried a lot of colour combinations here, and this one was my favourite. I need more practice with colours and composition!
Anyway, I really hope you like this pic! <3

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Bullet; Orange Done with:
- Wacom "Bamboo Fun & Touch" tablet
- Paint Tool SAI

Bullet; Blue Time taken:
- Around 9 hours

:bulletpurple: References used:
- Ahron: Ahron - ref sheet

Bullet; Green Copyrights:
- Character, art: me :iconnordeva:
Image size
1439x2530px 3.43 MB
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How good to be drawing your own characters. Can't do commissions forever!
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
I wish I had more time to draw both my characters and commissions though D:
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Yeah but there is only so much time in a day.
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SunbeargirlHobbyist Traditional Artist
Ahron is so awesome! :D It's nice to see him again. :3
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
I'm glad you like him! :aww:
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CrocofieliusStudent General Artist
The lining, the shading, the color choices-- excellent :D
The only constructive criticism I'd give is maybe do some more specific shading, like adding in reflected light and sculpting the volumes  by finding the core of each shape. More like what you did in the tail-- that is awesome :D
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you! Yeah I should probably try adding reflected light ^-^'
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Revenge-DragonHobbyist Digital Artist
I almost forgotten to comment on this wonderful piece of yours. Once again your color and shading has amaze me again. I do love the lovely background that you have going on. It really brings that magical touch. Ahron himself and drawn well too. He really brings everything together! 

Splendid job my friend! Heart  
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
Awww thanks! >3< 
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Revenge-DragonHobbyist Digital Artist
Your welcome my friend! 
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VanillaHellenHobbyist Digital Artist
omggg the background looks so well! o;
I totally love the colours too, how they change >u< :heart:
Ahron looks so cool aaah ;A; maaan
the pose is cool, those wings are great <3 and PAWS PAWS PAWSSS <333 !!
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
YEEE THANKS man I'm glad you like it <33
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booglybear Traditional Artist
Awesome!
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
Thanks! x)
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booglybear Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!^^
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SweedziHobbyist General Artist
Hey nordeva i need some help! Can you translate this: shakira was born in spain febuary 1997 and one of her most famous songs is "waka waka". Her husband is the famous socker player gerard pique

Are you able to translate that to spanish you would do me a gigantic favour, beacuse i have spanish homework and my book is all gone :( you dont need to, but it would really help xD. You are problaby the onley spanish person i know so... Yea. If you do, i offer you a big favour!!
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SweedziHobbyist General Artist
Hey the test was today, i got an A thanks to you!! And you got sme more fans now too, i showed the class your art! They loved it!
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
Oh I didn't see your message until now, I'm sorry! That's awesome, congratulations on your A and thanks! x3
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SweedziHobbyist General Artist
Your welcome XD
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
Haha of course I can! It's only one sentence, it's no problem for me :D
"Shakira nació en España en febrero de 1997 y una de sus canciones más famosas es Waka Waka. Su marido es el famoso jugador de fútbol Gerard Piqué."
You should check the information again though, are you sure she was born in Spain on 1997? She'd be 17 if that was true xD
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SweedziHobbyist General Artist
Yup i think i should sheck that again XD and thank you so much!! Hope i dont explode my spanish teachers head with too much spanish now lol :D. I cant thank you inough!!! You just saved me from a F on the test XD
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NordevaProfessional Digital Artist
It's ok! But make sure to understand what you're saying! x'D
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SweedziHobbyist General Artist
Lol we will se how that goes xD
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MomosArtsProfessional General Artist
This is absolutely stunning :O I love that fire and the atmosphere of the colors and the wind around Ahron's wings!
Great great picture! :dummy:
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