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Razorbacked Wyvern by RadiantGlyph Razorbacked Wyvern by RadiantGlyph
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Does this go here? I think so...

Drawn with felt tips, coloured in Photoshop CS. This is one of the many species of Feian wights, the Razorbacked Wyvern. it hasn't had any 'page-time' in the books yet but they are to be found int TSS. Not that that's anything special, but yeah, I liked it, and decided to submit it seeing as I haven't uploaded anything for a while.
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Pardon the static pose, 'twas done as a 'basic image' for my encyclopedia

Razorbacked Wyverns A.J.Kelly
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Mintlallerrr Featured By Owner May 28, 2018
rahh, id just like to say i really adore your artstyle and talent and have major respect for you---Damn, I really love your artstyle, it's so cool!I'mma have to request or art trade you A\
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Dream--scape Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I cannot even begin to tell you how greatful I am that you've posted this. I was designing a dragon, and I knew in the beginning that she was going to be a wyvern, but I couldn't figure out the anatomy well enough to draw her in just a plain old standing pose. This helped me figure it out, thanks so much!
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RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome, and thank you so much! ^-^ :heart:
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Playretodder Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Student Artist
Delicously AMAZING!!!!
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Moleo4 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This pattern is absolutely gorgeous!
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Vixonstar Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Love the colouring!:+favlove:
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Sandtrap Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011
Would you be particularly offended if I posted some Monster Hunter style weapons based on this beautiful thing? I quite like the colors of it, and it's got some really beautiful unique features I think would give the weapons based on it a lovely unique flair.
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pro-anti-vampire Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wicked cool though I always thought the wyvern only had at most, 2 legs. Not 4. 4 would make it a dragon wouldn't it?
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RubyWings91 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011
awsome wyvern
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Serynn191 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
May I use this picture as a reference for a character of mine? I will keep the signature on and I wouldn't alter the picture in any way (besides make it smaller), and I won't be making a profit from it in any way. I just can't draw, and this wyvern is exactly what I had in mind for a character of mine. I understand if ou say no. Thank you if you answer! <3
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ShenziShade Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
very pretty dragon ^^
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neobro555 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i wish it was real so i could ride it... and if not kill it and make some Armour
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loganwoof Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2010
wow i love how made the wings in to the armish i never thought of that it awesome :3
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Ellitchhizui Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Not only do I LOVE Wyverns, but you added such beauty and detail that I simply MUST favorite this work!
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Oniookami Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2007
I love how vibrant the colors are. The design is great ^^
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beastofoblivion Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2007  Professional Artist
Awesome critter, and those colors are great!
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:iconkioreija:
kioreija Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2007  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful design. :)
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:iconradiantglyph:
RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very very much ^^ :heart:
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RAIDEO-MARS Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2007  Student Filmographer
I love it! Plz come check out my gallery! I would love to hear what you think of my dragons
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cheesefreeak Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2007  Student Digital Artist
awesome very cool work. *faves*
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ShadowToxin Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2007  Student General Artist
beautiful, i do really love the fan tail on this wyvern
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botchiball Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2007
very awesome - wonderful lines and colors.
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dragonmasterx10 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it! Love it! Love it! Love it! Great job on the colors.....it makes me wanna..* fav*
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GeomancerMagus Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2006
Wow just wow thats a really good piece of art i could really see this in a art gallery
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RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks very much :D
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DinoHunter2 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very, very cool. But to me, that tail fin is just way too big. But maybe it wouldn't seem that way if I could compare it to the creatures full wingspan.
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RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhwell. I like it that way.
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Rebmakash Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2006
Beautiful detail and anatomy! I love the colors on the crest.
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scrii Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2006  Student
Oh wow, that is beautiful... the wings look so shiny and I love the edge to it!!
Ahh you and your talent..
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MikoUnisto Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2006   Writer
I just had a question...

When you do the guide to Feia, after you get all those books writen and everything, are the pages with the different creatures going to be kinda like this? Just a thought, it'd be pretty cool to see a picture of the creature with a whole list of stats next to it.

^_^
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Isdrake Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2006   Digital Artist
Awesome design.
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Muddpuppy Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2006
the design is so pretty! I want to eat its head om nom nom. :O
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Magical-Munk Featured By Owner May 15, 2006
Sweet. Never seen a Wyvern so brightly colored.
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Koofins Featured By Owner May 14, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awww....it's so shiny!!!! :heart:

Excellent job. :nod:
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kiki-doodle Featured By Owner May 11, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
I really like the wings and the tail! Awesome^^
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Dinkysaurus Featured By Owner May 10, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Wow love the character design! Outstanding detail! :)
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zaiqukaj Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
oooh very nice. I like this fellow
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mooingtricycle Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
um.... YEAH!!!!! hahaha this is one sweet looking wyv! Mei is nowhere near as cool. im gonna have to make me some evil looking dragons.... +fave!
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Kazzi-Kins Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
Wow, that looks magnificantly vicious, I love it. :3
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Kazzi-Kins Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
Wow, that looks magnificantly vicious, I love it. :3
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cruxis-swordsman Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Pretty cool wyvern =P

Though the position of the wings is a bit ackward =/
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RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Yah, they have a weird wing design in general, but it probably looks a little odd while they're folded. I should draw a pic of it with them open some time ^^
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cruxis-swordsman Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Yeah, Wyvern usualy have wings folded towards the ground (like so [link]), maybe that's why they seem weird o.O

I suggest a pose like this; [link]
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RadiantGlyph Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Well I'm not exactly new to wyverns and dragons, I've been designing and drawing them for a long time. This is just the way I decided to design the Razorbacked, the idea was to be just a little different to the common animal. I have enough generic wyvern breeds already, if everything in the Feian world was generic, it wouldn't be interesting.
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cruxis-swordsman Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
Hm, if you say so, lol.

Sorry if I seemed like I was thinking you were inexperienced or something... <.<;;
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Key-FeathersMLP Featured By Owner May 20, 2006
Wyvern is general is- two wings, two hind legs. Apart from that, I dont even care if the wing pits are attached to its arse :P Woot for artistic licence.
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skylat Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
wow! this is amazing! 8D

i love wyverns! the markings are awesome! i love it's colors and the way you drew the wings! n__n
i think the pose it's great! *fav*
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Misuto Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wyvern! I always get a kick out of that word and I don't know why. Anyway, I like colors on it, they're very crisp.
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madmen Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Hm... something that kinda stood out was that the base of the horn is very close to the eye. When you think of it in a skeleton way, you may want to plave more bone mass between the eye's bridge and the base of the horn. In real life, that area would be too weak, which would render the horns useless, because if it were to actually use them, that bone directly above the eye would snap.
:XD: Sorry, hon. I don't intend to be mean. It's very nice otherwise! The skin textures are good. :nod:
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evilinnocence Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
detail = YES!!!

And I like how stretchy the skin looks on the wings! Great digital work!
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