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KarakNornClansman Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2019
Happy birthday wishes! Long may your outstanding vision of Middle-Earth pour forth in years to come. :)
MrGheesfellow Featured By Owner May 8, 2018  Student General Artist
Do western dragons have, in your opinion, any potential in being portrayed as benevolent creatures? Or do they serve a narration better through a more fiendish personality?
TurnerMohan Featured By Owner May 8, 2018  Professional General Artist
Western dragons Can be portrayed as benevolent, sure, and certainly a few of my favorite dragons from childhood - Kenneth Graham' s "reluctant dragon" Elliot from 'Pete's Dragon, and Draco from 'Dragon Heart' - are western dragons that are good, but they all play against the archetype, which in the West tends to be that dragons are evil. There are dragons in European mythology, like Jormungandr the world serpent, or Oroborus who are, by their cosmic nature, morally neutral, but more often western dragons are evil, not only antagonistic to the hero but Evil in the absolute, religious sense, their defeats (by the likes of Michael the archangel, saint George, or even Beowulf) represent a triumph of theological good over evil. Glaurung, Tolkien's great dragon from the first age (since I assume your question may be prompted by that piece I put up today) is, like the serpent in Eden, a servant and, essentially, avatar of the devil. This seems pretty classic to the general "place" of dragons in the western canon.
MrGheesfellow Featured By Owner May 9, 2018  Student General Artist
And what is your preferance?
ChronoGandit Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2017   Photographer
Wonderful gallery! I'm not at all times thinking of Lotr when seeing your images, but they for sure make me think of a stunning fantasy world, that's for sure. Keep it up and stay true to your style!
Brunild Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2017   Traditional Artist
I really like your pencil's works, they looks so alive! It's really difficult for me to use pencils in this way, I hope to learn something watching your beautiful drawings. 
I think you are one of the best Tolkien artist.
OnHolyServiceBound Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2016  Hobbyist
Brilliant gallery, so many great and inspiring works. 
SchmiedeTraum Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016
Nice art you got there ;-)
Koehari Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2015
Your work is amazing with so much character to the pictures of people.For instance your dwarf pics. One of them is your version of Fili and Kili- merry dwarfy dwarves with humourous faces.
Spartacus10 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your style reminds me so much of John Howe and Alan Lee... GREAT, GREAT gallery.
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