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Dragon study by hibbary Dragon study by hibbary
A quick capture of an old dragon.


I imagine some very intrepid scholar scrabbling up a mountain side to sit with his pen and ink and sketch like mad before he's noticed.

This is paint and sharpie on some crazy old paper I had leftover from printmaking.
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Maximum993 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Oh, wow. I've always loved detailed dragons!
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RadHaager Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2013  Hobbyist
nice job ... 

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O1enka Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
Круто!!!
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fantasyelephant Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2013
Really cool!
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Doctordid Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
awesome
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SteelSamuraiStudios Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Love it. The head looks similar to a tyrannosaur, but definitely with major differences. Looks like a powerful creature, as dragons should be.
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DragonMarked Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
took my breath away! what did u use? im just so curious as to how can people do such amazing things!!
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:iconhibbary:
hibbary Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Professional General Artist
It was a piece of paper that I put a paint wash on. I then drew the dragon with an old sharpie and the highlights were done with paint.
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DragonMarked Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
oh wow! i drew on my binder with a sharpie once and it was pretty good but your dragon just blew my mind! and i will have to try it now!
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kaitiakianahera Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2012
you are proffesionaly awesome lol hope it makes sense.... But how did you draw something like that, what kind of media could i use to make that? quite nice texture and stuff and how you use that white light contrast on the head? Awesome techniques.
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SarpaxD Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love it so much! You're an amazing artist!
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KangeeTheOnyxFox Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Refrence off an Allosaurus? I love the detail! Looks like the real thing was used for the sketch.
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sockstealingnome Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012
Did you learn how to draw dragons by referencing reptiles or did you just throw yourself into it and figure things out over time?
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:iconhibbary:
hibbary Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional General Artist
I think probably drawing a lot of dinosaurs as a kid helped ha ha. A lot of dragons have very mammalian bodies, though. So drawing a lot of lions helped, too.
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sockstealingnome Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2012
Huh I can see dinosaurs but I would not have guessed lions. Thanks!
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Abraxas-within Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing. It has an ancient feel to it that makes it more believable. It actually kind of reminds me of my dog!
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o--kAne101--o Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
Dino drag!
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fantreasureplanetljs Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2012  Student General Artist
The old paper gives a wonderful antique effect to the drawing itself. :thumbsup:
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:iconwandermaske:
Wandermaske Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great use of white and subtle grays.
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:iconzapxfire1:
zapxfire1 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning :heart:
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goblincreations Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2011  Student General Artist
i love dragons so much
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manuelbkn Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011
nice work
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:iconjax-vahr:
Jax-Vahr Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2011  Hobbyist
Love it, you did this with paint and sharpies? wow.
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Arcadis26 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
beautiful!
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kikennahadachi Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
es increible!! (L)
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friedinsanity Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2011
Very impressive. For your imagining of the scholar going up the mountain to draw the dragon, I'm not so sure that you didn't! This is great!
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katarthis Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Very neat. I could see the same scenario, but would it be the scholar's folly or salvation to be doing the portrait? I never think a dragon would let the smallest detail escape his notice. But I'm probably biased. At any rate, something I like about these things of yours is how very believable they can be.

k
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agorandy Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Nice work !!! :)
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CrazyAssCC Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wow O.O gourgous
really into dragons lately
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arthelius Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2011
Superb !!! congratulations
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mevlitbolukbas Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011
goood very very goood:=):=):=:)=):=
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Lhunweth Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2011   Digital Artist
I'm a sucker for fantasy art done in the old world journal-style. It lends an air of reality to the work, even when the subject is a dragon. This piece in particular feels reminiscent of Dinotopia, one of my favourite childhood books, so I doubly love it!
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pinochioO-5 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
You have tremendous talent! Keep at it!
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Arletxx Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2011   Traditional Artist
This is amazing, the detail is captivating and the expression on the dragon itself, emotionless, yet elegant. This came out very well, good job!
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joelvfaria Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome
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Marbletoast Featured By Owner May 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
The bold use of the white is cunningly handled. Excellent depiction of form and detail, with so few actual strokes! Beautiful!
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StrictlyAshleyDee Featured By Owner May 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wait, paint and sharpie? Which is paint? Which is sharpie? I'm actually highly curious what mediums you used, because it looks so wonderfully neat.
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hibbary Featured By Owner May 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
Any of the fine black lines are sharpie. I then went over the ink sketch with a black paint and a white paint.
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LeonessKLN Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Student Photographer
I am speechless this is stunning
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Figaro-8 Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
This is absolutely stunning!

By thy side,

Figaro
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braindeadmystuff Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011  Professional General Artist
Nice piece must have missed him last time i poked about your page ;)
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namebadge11 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Awesome dark/light relationship. This looks so real.
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Jacksworld82 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Nice
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:icontaniaav:
TaniaAV Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2011   Traditional Artist
Magnificent!! Great job!
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Embrymandre Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
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DreamingDragonDesign Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
This is really well done. The bright white highlights really give it "punch" and implied depth. Very cool.
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Dude85 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
i love it
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Okiran9 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2011
great!
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embuscadopoder Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
fantastic!
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catcatmycat Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2010
really talent!
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