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C: Tar Dragon for ComplacentFool

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Published: December 3, 2018
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Custom design commission for ComplacentFool 

I was asked to create a tar-themed dragon and given free reign with the concept. The first iteration of this guy was kinda more typical and sludgy. Basically completely made of tar, but the silhouette was lacking and overall I just wasn't fond of the idea outside a few of the key shapes in the build (I loved the big shoulder hump shape). So I got back to thinking again, and thought more specifically about tar pits, and La Brea, and figured "hey, you know a collection of fossil-like components all held together by tar sounds like a much better idea". I rolled with it and I think the result is a lot more interesting. I hope you guys enjoy it!
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theConcernedWyvernStudent Digital Artist

This is fascinating and absolutely terrifying. I love it! The concepts around it with the wing membrane and the oily rainbows on its body really add some interest. I also love the bones and saber-tooth canines. Overall a really cool design!

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CrynosurStudent Digital Artist
nice
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shockaLocKerHobbyist General Artist
What if the tar popped
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Cyansky95Hobbyist General Artist
Very neat design, especially the wing membrane!
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DecepticonicaStudent Traditional Artist
This thing belongs in the Rotten Vale in MHW. Great work man!
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comixqueenProfessional Digital Artist
What a cool design!!
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WOW! Stunning design here!
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AustralianMarcusHobbyist Digital Artist
Nice concept
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Lavenderdadragon14Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love the concept with the wings!!
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AmestaO3OProfessional General Artist
So cool :)
And creepy *-*
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SCP 682 ? ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
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DoggutszHobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing!
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Oh i get the skull its a saber tooth tiger skull which are often found in tar pits. Nice
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Holy Halibut steaks!

this awesomely wicked!! 
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JunowskiProfessional Digital Artist
THIS IS PERFECT

What a wonderful design, very inspiring!
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DarkzterroidHobbyist Digital Artist
That is really good!
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Freaky... I LOVE IT!
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Dragonluvr1Professional Traditional Artist
This is pretty gross and scary lol. I love the design, it's so cool!
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It's like a wyvern version of Gogmazios from Monster Hunter. Badass nontheless.
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This is so great! It certainly is refreshing compared to the gogmazioz dragon design.
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MelMuricyHobbyist Digital Artist
This look cool!
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AlfaArtzHobbyist Traditional Artist
Holly Shet I Wanna Ride That Thing And Drag The Evil Capitalists To Communist Hell

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cweinmanartProfessional Digital Artist
Very cool concept, and well-executed and gorgeous to boot. Beautiful work!
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