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Fire Dragon by Shinerai Fire Dragon by Shinerai
So, I've been working on this for over a month. I've been doing it bit by bit between commissions, between homework assignments, and at work. It was a nice breather, and it's been a long time since I've created a character so thoroughly, it was very refreshing.

This is for *forrgotenrose's design contest, where you are to create a fire based dragon character for her story.

Since I don't know the name or gender of the dragon, it was hard for me to write the text D: Also, I won't be mad if you don't read it. It's just space-filler garble to look nice. But If you are actually interested about minor details of the dragon, nice infoes can be found within the garblz.

I wasn't going to make a refsheet at first! But. . . anyone who knows me well, knows I can't design a character WITHOUT a making a refsheet for them. I was going to keep it super simple, but then all this other stuff kept popping on there and. . . . :fear: Also, I just couldn't resist jumping into something that was an obvious opportunity to draw an orange character.

Anyway. Best of luck to all of the participants cx.
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:iconalecan:
Really beautiful design, both the dragon and the refsheet. :)
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Shinerai 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! C:
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SammyTorres Apr 9, 2014  Professional Filmographer
If you were hired to make a ref sheet like this one how much would you charge for it?
Gorgeous dragon btw ;) Love that smoke thing XD
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Shinerai Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It really depends on how complex the character is and how many detail shots are required. I'd charge at least $200, but I'd break down the sheet based on the cost of each of its elements, ie the cost of a fullbody, a headshot, etc, since I can't gauge it by hours.

And thank you! :D
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:iconnike500:
fantastic work! even the description are great, like if it was a real animal!! you're a very great artist, i love yor drawings:)
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Shinerai Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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Falfal2000 Oct 29, 2013  Professional Photographer
this is amazing. i love all your work.Love 
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Shinerai Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are so kind c":>
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Falfal2000 Nov 1, 2013  Professional Photographer
thank you
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