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Benjamin A. Simon

"Raging Battle" by Benjamin A. Simon

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Here we see a couragous and gallant paladin facing off against a loathsome red dragon. The proportions on this picture took me awhile, but the rest really wasn't that hard. Dragons are simple to draw from behind. I added some magical balls floating around the paladin's hammer for extra fantasy appeal. The entire picture is a circular loop, keeping your eyes in constant swirling motion around the picture, helping you to see everything there is. I posted this to show that I am also good with action poses. But who will strike first in the picture? The paladin is in full swing, but that dragon has perfect aim for a perfect burst of fire from its red hot mandibles. So you decide, who strikes first?

12 Oct 2002:-) Sophia 'Trollkind' Sundin
WOOOHOOO! This one rulez!!!
There is so much movement in it.
I think, you are really talented!

:-) Benjamin A. Simon replies: "--Thanks! I hope to do more like this, so keep your eyes open."
24 Jun 200345 Mason <rocknroll6
the dragon. aren't dragons supposed to be smart? so if he was he would shoot a burst of flames before they met.

People are always afraid of things they don't understand, whether it be an object, person, creature, or even thoughts. Imagine that, afraid of a thought!

just thought i'd add somethin' else 2

:-) Benjamin A. Simon replies: "lol he probably will. Perfectly lined up shot huh? Maybe the knight attacked too suddenly. It's a pretty even odd either way."
1 Jun 200445 Panda Girl A.K.A Keigan
This Sucks!!!!!!!
29 Jul 200445 Pit devil
Panda girl a.K.A. Keigan you suck this pictures great
12 Feb 200645 Eric
The mouth should be open if hes about to shoot flames
14 Feb 200845 The bad commenting person killer
WOW guys.. stop arguing and criticizing over stupid things. Why should the dragon be opening his mouth? First, maybe he’s a stupid dragon. Second, maybe he is ready to shoot flames. Third, i don’t know if this is true for all dragons, but they can shoot flame out of their nostrils. Fourth, maybe he will doge away quickly.
7 Jul 2009:-) James smith
well,....screw the arguing thats a really nice style!!! love it!!! i think maybe (to add good efect)the dragon breaths his fire,but the paladin skillfully rolls in mid-air,dodges,
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'Raging Battle':
 • Created by: :-) Benjamin A. Simon
 • Copyright: ©Benjamin A. Simon. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Battle, Dragon, Paladin
 • Categories: Fights, Duels, Battles
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Views: 981
 • Resolution: 331x500

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