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Dragon by Ahyicodae Dragon by Ahyicodae
Chinese dragon! Regent over the skies, she roams her domain, bringing with her a great storm.

Lower ranking deities do not mess with her. The phoenix challenged her for rule over the middle kingdom and was vaniquished. Not even Ninetails will tangle with the dragon, or attempt to trick or bargain with her, for the dragon is several millennia old and far too wise to be deceived.

... except by the Celestial Kitsune, who tricked her out of an ancient map once. It's a long story, and if the kitsune is ever caught by the dragon again, she's likely to be eaten.

For those interested, I have tutorials on photomanipulating a dragon:

Part I: Dragon Collage
Part II: Dragon Head
Part III: Lighting and Coloring

Thanks to *pricecw-stock for the snake stock! :)

Future possible projects include a phoenix, western dragon, and sea dragon. I will probably start with the phoenix, as I've been planning to design it for a while now. We'll see how busy things get. I may not be able to work on it before summer, but I've been wanting to do one for ages.
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Moonlight-Seraph Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous! I love how the dragon's body becomes an intricate knot!
equigoyle Dec 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's awesome!
Can you make a certain picture for me? A lady with a snake and a dragon.
eikenfan Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist
its shinron make a wish
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tokenpt Jul 9, 2013
I had tried everything this was my opportunity knocking at the door ive finally reached the top youll see what I mean
bigcheda Jul 8, 2013
this has been your time to shine
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Peter-The-Knotter Jun 9, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
I've been researching chinese dragons for a deck of cards... can I use yor pic for some ideas... mine won't look like yours in the same way yours doesn't look like a snake anymore.... ;) really nice job btw! You get your +fav wether you say yes or no... yeah! I like it that much :)

cheers peter.
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