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Golden dragon of the Universe by Gewalgon Golden dragon of the Universe by Gewalgon
IMPORTANT UPDATE! (May, 1th 2014)

The author JK Ensley bought this dragon for a book cover.
I know this dragon was a request from a deviantArt member, but the dragon I drew wasn't a personal character of SailorScoutFan or something like that, she just wanted to see a golden dragon from my mind, that was all.
Now JK Ensley is allowed to use the dragon in any way she wants with crediting me.

This drawing was requested by :iconsailorsunphoenix:
She asked me to draw her a female golden dragon of suniverse with the moon and sun.
Please don't ask me how long it took me to draw this piece... I didn't look at the time :D
Hope you like it!

[Drawn with "GIMP" and a graphic tablet]

More art from me:
Peaceful Dragon Night by Gewalgon Dance of the creatures of moon by Gewalgon

© Copyright by me, Gewalgon - Bettina Catana
Please don't take, use, reupload, etc. my work without my wirtten permission. Thank you! ♥

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The detail on this drawing is very well done. The space looks realistic, and I also really like the detail of the dragon: the folds in the wing, the scales, the detail in the face, and the hair/fur coming off of the dragon. The scales are perfect in their size and shade; they aren't overdone or underdone at all. The folds in the wings show a great understanding of their stretching and texture, and the way you drew the flowing hair/fur seems to match perfectly with the emptiness of space and the movement of the dragon.

In terms of vision, I think the idea of the entire universe (as opposed to just a small part) could have been presented more clearly, but at the same time, the way you've included just one mysterious part of it keeps it from being overdone or too filled with distractions.

Many people have drawn space dragons or rulers of the universe, but I haven't seen a golden one before, and not so close to home as dwelling around the moon and sun. It would be amazing to imagine encountering this dragon one day in space travel around Earth, and the way you've drawn it certainly makes it believable.
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Sarah-L-S Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I commented on Facebook to but this picture is amazing.

I just wanted to ask have you read any of this authors book before? Would you recommand her? :)
Gewalgon Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, I saw it, thank you very much! :heart:
Well, I was never that book reader, especially I would never read english books, because my english skills aren't good enough for that (yet).
But I saw some books on amazon. It seems she's a good fantasy author because she has a lot positive responses there. :-)
Sarah-L-S Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah I see! :)

I'll definately give her a read though if she seems to have postive responses! :)
TheEthernet Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Lovely picture Gewalgon, fantastic soft pencil work :).
Gewalgon Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :hug:
flannery123 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful! And that scale pattern... so detailed :D good job!
Gewalgon Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D
Cuileth Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist
Love it, love it, love it!
Gewalgon Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Das freut mich! :D
Wonderer1000 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
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