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Mika Dove

"The Mile Long Dragon" by Mika Dove

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It's wings seemed small and insignificant against the seemingly endless loops and twists of it serpentine body.  There was a sorrow in its gaze, the sorrow of one who had flown, but is now forever grounded.

I don't know where this idea came from.  The asian dragons seem like they wouldn't be able to actually lift off, and i guess i thought of how tragic it would be to be able to fly in your youth, but then be cursed to grow so large that your wings would no longer lift you...

Pen drawing edited and shaded in Photoshop

25 Dec 2007:-) Sandra Larsson Torri
Wow, this one just...stunnes me. The idea and the work, great detail! I love how you´ve managed to get the head so good, so full of emotion.

:-) Mika Dove replies: "Too often dragons are portrayed as fierce and angry. I wanted a sorrowful one. Thanks for the comment!"
25 Dec 200745 Rin
Wow, what an interesting concept. Great execution too! well done 2

:-) Mika Dove replies: "Thank you!"
24 Mar 2008:-) Katie Verdigris Smoke
Wow, you must have such patience! The expression is great and the detail on the feathers is pretty amazing, I have to say. ^-^
17 May 2012:-) DMario Seon Smith
how on earth did you do that that must’ve took days!!!
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'The Mile Long Dragon':
 • Created by: :-) Mika Dove
 • Copyright: ©Mika Dove. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Dragon, Grounded, Long, Mile, Serpentine, Twists, Wings
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc
 • Techniques: Black Ink, Computer Program
 • Submitted: 2007-12-16 23:33:39
 • Views: 1381
 • Resolution: 700x499

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