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Say whaaat? by alecan Say whaaat? by alecan
Painted in Photoshop with a technique I'm really starting to like(just need to get better at it and faster), by painting it in grayscale first and applying color on a layer on top.

Took about 6 hours? And really made my hand hurt ;)

Let me know what you think :)
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:iconfurox-art:
Surprise is one of the harder emotions to convey on art. And to depict it on a dragon is even harder. You did your best, and frankly, I couldn't know what would best express it without a giant animated exclamation point. But, I can see it there. It's in his eyes. Wide and "Ah!"

Again, I have to point out the level of detail. Simply extraordinary how every 'scute', (chest scales), has individual and unique ridges. Completely different from each other. Each and every tooth has been carefully crafted. Scales too. I especially find that the nose is wrinkled. A different feel from the rest of the dragon. Perhaps that is to show age. Either way the detail is amazing.

Background wasn't neglected, it seems as though I am looking up at the sky and seeing that way. Which is interesting, because it raises that one question that purposefully pops up. What surprised him?

He acknowledges that he is still getting used a new method. Learning new methods of creativity shows an open-mind and a willingness to learn. Not everyone can appreciate one form of art, so learn another!

I congratulate the artist on this fine work!
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Crimson-Dragon-King Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice Job! :)
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:iconleopardknight:
nice draconic expression on this one. also nice fork in the tongue, strange detail to notice, but i did, *shrug*
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:iconnutropix:
Waaa!!!
It's nothing! nothing!!
sorry
b...bay bay~~!
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:iconcorky98:
that is epic :D
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:icongenome707:
Say what? Nice dragon.

:iconannoyingorangeplz::iconsaysplz: Hey dragon, you're an apple!

:iconnetarliargus::iconsaysplz: What? I don't get it...
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TsuriaDragon Jul 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
beautifully design great texture and the colors are wow I love this picture great ms.Alecan ^^
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Aaron-Radney Jul 14, 2012   General Artist
I was curious about something with this image. When you say you applied a color layer on top, how did you apply the color layer? Was it just a normal layer on top in photoshop or did you use something like an overlay or multiply layer?
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:iconalecan:
I used a layer with the setting "color" :)
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:iconmalibuking11:
That looks amazing great job!
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