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Scanning the Fields by Emryswolf Scanning the Fields by Emryswolf
One of my first real concept illustrations for the Siirexians. I drew some sketches of this human character but I have not yet named him.

I am very excited to do more work on this project, I'm going to develop this into a real story. Though, the Dyre will usually be number one on my do-to projects... Until I get my website going I am putting more dyre concept work on hold. For now, this is just as fun! =)

These two characters are members of the Grassland Clan (that not being the official name of the clan.) However, this is simply an idea for settings, clothes, culture, etc... I still need to figure out the small details of their world before I put too much detail into the picture.

I really like the avian attributes of the Grassland Dragons, the Siirexians are very similar in body type to Raptor-type dinosaurs, and few of the different dragon species such as this and the snow species carry thick feathers.

I will be uploading more concept sketches and whatnot.

I also plan to color this. =)
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Feanor-the-Dragon Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful! My comments on your work are probably all starting to sound repetetive... But that''s only because English has so very few words fitting for your art.
I'm a bit of a sucker for feathered dragons anyhow... but DANG! You nailed those feathers! :awestruck:
I like how you have the handlebar-looking harness instea of a bit and bridle (I never have been fond of a bit and bridle on a dragon) the saddle is also wonderfully designed. The rider himself is also great. I love the pose you have him in -- staring intently straight ahead with his elbow propped up onto his knee.
Masterfully done!
...I am feeling artistically inspired now...
*To the sketchpad!* :D
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Koryzio Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2009
Wow, I sooooo wish I could be riding one of those things. So much detail, this is awesome! And I am loving those trees in the background they are really amusing me...
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mortykus Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009
Great!

Can I color? for fun?
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Vez Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2009  Student General Artist
The detail in the dragon is breathtaking
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Gul-Kahn Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
This reminds me of Golden Axe lol
Very nicely done.
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artstain Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow! so really great! watta impressive details :wow:
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Jillness Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
Beautiful job with the detail on this. I can't wait to see further development of the story for these two. I am also excited to color. I can understand being a little tentative on how to go about doing it. I've got no idea of how to use paintshop. All I have is photoshop. I am excited to see what either you OR Ahk come up with. :)
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Lilielo-Lawliet Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
stunning
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Ahkahna Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Please tell me you'll be coloring this, and if not, can I? XD
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Emryswolf Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
Yea, I really hope to be able to color this myself. But I am really unsure of what medium to use. Colored pencil takes a long time, I don't have alot of experience with markers, and I'm still learning how to digitally color( I have no one to teach me anything, so I have to learn paintshop on my own. Let's just say it's going slowly.) However, I would LOVE to see you color this. I'm not %100 with the chosen colors of this dragon-type. You could always refer back to the other sketch of thi stype to see what I wrote. But perhaps some earthy tones on the bottom side and the feathers can be somewhat colorful. Whatever you decide, be creative. I can't wait to see it if you do decide to color this! =)
Thank you!
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Ahkahna Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Honestly I saw the colors being vaguely similar to a rooster or golden pheasant, judging by the type of feathers you used, but I will refer to the ref :3

I'm sure you'd do just fine whatever way you color it, I always liked your style of coloring anyway XD Like I said in our notes, just play with your medias, get a feel for how they work, and then put them to the test. Markers are really a lot like watercolors and blend wonderfully if you work quickly enough <3

I'll likely digitally color it since printer ink and markers don't mix.
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Emryswolf Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
The pheasant or rooster idea for colors is really a great idea. I would go with some gold, brown and green mostly. By all means though, do what you want, you're a creative person.. I would love to see your interpretation of it.
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Dustmeat Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
This is so much like my Warcraft character, except for the troll part
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LaJolly Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Very cute, I adore it! 8D
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Griolf Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2009
AWESOME!! :D
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