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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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Really beautiful design, both the dragon and the refsheet. :)
Shinerai 6 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you! C:
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
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
fantastic work! even the description are great, like if it was a real animal!! you're a very great artist, i love yor drawings:)
Shinerai Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
Falfal2000 Oct 29, 2013  Professional Photographer
this is amazing. i love all your work.Love 
Shinerai Oct 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You are so kind c":>
Falfal2000 Nov 1, 2013  Professional Photographer
thank you
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