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Dave Cripps

"Curled Up" by Dave Cripps

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 When the winds of winter blow and the sleet is mixed with snow. The people of the valley know that they may get a visit from a dragon. While their larger cousins are deep inside their lairs lying on gold or who knows what, the little dragons like nothing more than to fly down a chimney and to make a cosy bed on a heap of glowing coals. The people of the valley also know that they will have no other 'unwanted' visitors either since the little dragons hate to be disturbed in their sleep. And for a little morsel in the morning they can be persuaded to light the new fire for the day, only so that they can come back later to use it as a bed.

11 Dec 2005:-) Reanne N. Domoney
DRAGON!!!!! ROOOOAR ^^ ooooh I Love dragons and this one is very nice...though is it one of them dragons which if woken up you hope you can run fast?

45 Dave Cripps replies: "only if he's grumpy when woken....."
17 Dec 2005:-) Thomas Berndhäuser
Playing with lights and shadows, creating an impression a of really hot glowing dragon on glimmering treasures... and then, this dark pillar in the foreground... well, here we have someone who has been there...

45 Dave Cripps replies: "Well not exactly stiring up dragons but embers in a dying fire......."
23 Feb 2006:-) Kim Schoonover (Darth Maul´s scary sister)
Aww, that is so cute! =^.^=

45 Dave Cripps replies: "Great 2 votes for cute!!"
5 May 2006:-) Andrea Lanzoni
I like the contrast between red light and the surrounding dark. The use of light is really interesting, it shows a professional touch.

p.s. I had a look to the world map, aren't we getting closer, lately? I'm only curious.

45 Dave Cripps replies: "It's always good when your scribblings turn out good. Thanks for the comment Lanz! I think England has gone adrift and is about to float to the Med. Or somthing like that 10"
25 May 2006:-) Andrea Lanzoni
I thought you were australian,sorry 17P

45 Dave Cripps replies: "Nah mate, fair dinkun, , Yabbies, boomerang, sangers... etc.. etc.. LOL 10 Lanz yer a star good on yer mate 2"
1 Jul 2007:-) James Edward Vance
HAHAHAHAHAH.. This pic is awsome. Ive never thought of it like that. LOL I bet my little green dragons could use an idea like this to keep warm in the winter, LOL awsome pic as usual.

45 Dave Cripps replies: "And judjing by the amount of loot they have they could buy themselves a nice big fireplace LOL 2"
1 Oct 2007:-) Kharmii
Interesting composition! That was very bold of you to leave that harsh, black negative space at the top. It seems to balance out well! Nice!

45 Dave Cripps replies: "There is actually something there. Though a little dark and subttle. It was ment to be a slight reflection of the coals on the cast-iron back of the fireplace. "
19 Nov 2007:-) Joelle Duran
Neat! That dragon looks like he's hotter than the coals. Can't help wondering what the local canine/feline populace makes of these intruders...

23 Dave Cripps replies: "If they're wise they keep well out of the way. LOL"
29 Jan 2008:-) Richard H. Patton
A fantastic idea pulled off capably!

:-) Dave Cripps replies: "Thanx!"
5 Apr 2008:-) Celeste ´Saphira´ Rigelhof
lol XD I like it!! 1

:-) Dave Cripps replies: "Not as much as the little dragons 12"
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'Curled Up':
 • Created by: :-) Dave Cripps
 • Copyright: ©Dave Cripps. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Acrylics, Asleep, Curled, Dragon, Fire, Glowing, Red, Up
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc
 • Techniques: Acrylics
 • Submitted: 2005-11-12 19:25:26
 • Views: 1161
 • Resolution: 1000x682

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