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Catriona E J Millican

"Fire dragon" by Catriona E J Millican

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I know, he doesn't look like your typical fire dragon - rather cute, in fact. He's a retiring type, rather shy and socially inept, which isn't helped by his uncontrollable tendency to set light to the carpet when embarrassed. As you can imagine, this little problem is a bit of a vicious spiral and leads to very few party invites.

Drawn when I was experimenting with different types of dragon wing - these have quills which act like the battens of a sail to stop the wing collapsing during a steep glide or dive. The leading edge is sheathed in feathery scales which give it a better profile. I don't know what the winglets on his legs are for - steering maybe?

Felt tip pen on miscellaneous paper.

6 May 2007:-) Charlotte Harborne
It's sooo Cute! I wish I could draw cute dragons, I can only draw big a scary
6 May 200745 Carrie N. Gonzalez
*first comment chromatic scales*
Aww! I want him!
I love your style, how you outline basic stuff and leave the color to speak for the rest. The scales are awesome and he's SO CUTE!

:-) Catriona E J Millican replies: "Thanks! I reckon my style comes from laziness - I can't be bothered to shade everything!"
29 Mar 2008:-) Marika Viklund
This is very cute! I like the design of it, and the leg-wings are cute! Well, it’s all cute! 14

:-) Catriona E J Millican replies: "Cute! Thanks."
1 Apr 2008:-) Natalie Adams
OH, he is so cool...he looks like he should come from Thailand or summat...i know he’s adorable, but there is also a sense of majesty in his stance, i think!
23 Aug 2008:-) Sarah Charles
I love the anatomy here, and the colors and backstory. You have a real gift!
23 Nov 2009:-) Lindsay Verde
I absolutely love him! The expression and shape of his face is so cute! And I love the style you’ve drawn him with and the coloring, he looks like he belongs on a knight’s shield.

:-) Catriona E J Millican replies: "I’ve always been very fond of this one. He’s a cutie."
14 Apr 201045 Michelle
awesome wings design! i love the colors you used!

:-) Catriona E J Millican replies: "Raah raah red!"
22 Jul 201145 Crystal

I am not a member of this site but I found this picture while surfing the web. It is beautiful. I wanted to ask you if I could take your picture and use it for a tattoo. Also I would love to post this picture on my blog. Please feel free to email me with a response.
22 Jul 201145 Crystal
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'Fire dragon':
 • Created by: :-) Catriona E J Millican
 • Copyright: ©Catriona E J Millican. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Dragon, Fire, Quill, Wing
 • Categories: Dragons, Drakes, Wyverns, etc, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Felt-tipped Pens
 • Submitted: 2007-05-01 23:10:03
 • Views: 8481
 • Resolution: 700x530

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