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"Chase across winter skies" by Andy J Bradley

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This is an un-finished drawing i started many years ago, but gave up one because i made a mistake in the original sketch, and didn't notice it until i'd almost finished shading. The original is on A3 cartridge paper and shows another dragon chasing this one, but the top half is still in sketch form so i cropped it out.


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11 Jan 200145 John Wesley Hardin
Hey this is great!!! I love the concept!!! The wings are grand.
11 Jan 200145 Etak the Thivis/Kate Shenk
I really like your dragons, no matter what the peanut gallery hovering over my shoulder thinks ('Hey!' they cry). It's just something about your scales and heads that just really appeals to my taste!
11 Jan 200145 Andy
I do like this a lot. If you read the comments page, could you please post and say how you got the wings to look so organic and life like (and damn good)
12 Jan 200145 Cynthia Cassidy
I'd just make the feet less curved, more talon-like, i.e raptor's feet, kinda. Then again, that's just how I draw them. Oh, for the person wondering, A3 is twice the width of a portrait-layn sheet of A4. A4 is the standard size of lined paper, photocopy paper, etc.
12 Jan 200145 Kamikaze
Good work for a HS student. I would try to redo the elf's head and right arm. Try foreshortening and using more accurate proportions. Also, the dragon's head might need some modifications, but that is more my personal preference in dragons rather than your own skill.
12 Jan 200145 Loren Cline
Cool picture if you do this good with black and white i think you should try coloring something. Anyway awsome work.
30 Dec 2001:-) Julie R Kowalski
Excellent dragon...do more!
4 Mar 2002:-) Rebecca Mellor
At the risk of sounding like all the other people who have commented on here, the wings the wings, oh my god, the wings! They are stunning! They are immediatly eye catching and so realistic. I would say that you need to work on the shading of the tail. As it falls behind the dragon and his rider and your light source seems to be coming from high up in front of them both, the tail should be darker to suggest the shadow the body will make behind it. I'd like to see the whole picture, if possible!
31 Mar 200245 Liu Yiqing
Very nice. The perspective on the dragon is brilliant, and I love the amount of detail on it -- i.e. the scales and the different tones of the shading. The elf also seems to be naturally positioned on the dragon's back -- but is his arm a little too big? Nevertheless, lovely work.
15 Jan 2003:-) Kendra Tucker
It's a very cool idea, I really like how the elf's shooting magic at something. THe scales on the dragon are magnificent!!! Gorgeous. Wow!~

:-) Andy J Bradley replies: "Thx Kendra. Its an old drawing that i've not really thought about since i stopped working on it. I might go back and fix some of the mistakes, but more likely i'll start again doing something similar."
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'Chase across winter skies':
 • Created by: :-) Andy J Bradley
 • Copyright: ©Andy J Bradley. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Boy, Chase, Dragon, Elf, Elves, Magic
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc, Dream Imagery, Elf / Elves, Fights, Duels, Battles, Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc.
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Erasers
 • Views: 939
 • Resolution: 700x414

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