DragonWorld: Amazing dragons, advice and inspiration from the artists of deviantART

A tribute to dragonkind

From fire-breathing to pleasant, dragons pretty well rule the myth global. devoted to the good of mythological beasts, DragonWorld is a exhibit of a few of modern day most sensible, so much inventive dragon artwork. a few follow the preferred concept of what a dragon is, whereas others supply extra unforeseen interpretations. in the back of this fiercely inventive paintings is a various workforce of younger overseas artists who've built unswerving fan followings at the renowned on-line show off, deviantART.com.

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  • 120 creations from forty nine state-of-the-art dragon artists all on deviantART.com
  • Represents a wide selection of mediums—both conventional and digital—and a fair wider number of stylistic interpretations from vintage to futuristic
  • Q&A-style profiles provide attention-grabbing insights at the artists' options and inspirations

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