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Dragon by GENZOMAN Dragon by GENZOMAN
Sry i dont remember well the story behind him, but i supossed he like to eat knights, flame castles and pursuit princess listening dragon force on his ipod :P


a dragon is a serpentine legendary creature. The Latin word draco, as in constellation Draco, comes directly from Greek δράκων, (drákōn, gazer). The word for dragon in Germanic mythology and its descendants is worm (Old English: wyrm, Old High German: wurm, Old Norse: ormr), meaning snake or serpent. In Old English wyrm means "serpent", draca means "dragon". Finnish lohikäärme means directly "salmon-snake", but the word lohi- was originally louhi- meaning crags or rocks, a "mountain snake". Though a winged creature, the dragon is generally to be found in its underground lair, a cave that identifies it as an ancient creature of earth. Likely, the dragons of European and Mid Eastern mythology stem from the cult of snakes found in religions throughout the world.

In Western folklore, dragons are usually portrayed as evil, with the exceptions mainly appearing in modern fiction. In the modern period the dragon is typically depicted as a huge fire-breathing, scaly and horned dinosaur-like creature, with leathery wings, with four legs and a long muscular tail. It is sometimes shown with feathered wings, crests, fiery manes, ivory spikes running down its spine and various exotic colorations.

Many modern stories represent dragons as extremely intelligent creatures who can talk, associated with (and sometimes in control of) powerful magic. In stories a dragon's blood often has magical properties: for example in the opera Siegfried it let Siegfried understand the language of the Forest Bird. The typical dragon protects a cavern or castle filled with gold and treasure and is often associated with a great hero who tries to slay it, but dragons can be written into a story in as many ways as a human character. This includes the monster being used as a wise being whom heroes could approach for help and advice, so much so that they resembled Asian dragons rather than European dragons of myth.

a old draw for myths & legends TCG (september last year)
5 hours/wacom graphire 3/photoshop CS/ music: On the path of the fury by Fairyland


one of my favorit guitars ever! 3:34 - 3:41
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Krzysiek2222 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
reminds me from final fantasy type-0 special power dragon
CerisBeech Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014  New member Student Writer
AshTheDreamer Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Love it!!!
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Polyhedragon Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You have got to be my favorite digital artist of all time. Amazing, inspiring work. Thank you for sharing it with the rest of us!
Zikschive Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice!
Christianonfire7 Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This has got to be one of my favorite Dragon pieces of art. :)
HydraHYD Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
I wanted to ask, when you draw, do you draw a starter line or sketch, or do you just start? My pictures seem to be missing something...:/
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BlazingDragonLord Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh yes!
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