Mage trained in fast fighting, in Dragon scale armour.

Sci fi/Fantasy image by

Poul Anderson

Completed February 2001 Media used: A5 sketchpad, pencil, black ink fine liner. I decided that dragon scale armour should not block the regeneration of manna for mages. So I drew this as a concept for the dragon scale armour. It’s composed of dragon scales attached to tough but flexible leather inner armour. This allows it to be both quite light, and flexible allowing mages (who have been trained in mele) to wield light swords in fast combat, while retaining the high strength of dragon’s scales. D&D also inspired this picture, I was thinking about character creation at the time of drawing it.

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