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So this is using 77108: Shadow Dragon!

Thanks to Ub3r, he provided me the mini for me to compete in the Sci-fi contest =D Space dragooon! I made up a little story!
 

"The planet V-138, a great swirling gas giant located third in its solar system, was ringed by seven moons. Of these moons, only one was inhabitable with a sentient species populating it. These were the Draconis Galaxis, a winged, four legged alien resembling the mythical dragons on Earth. The Draconis Galaxis is not a dragon, but instead an alien that resembles the mythical dragons known by humans. The ancient tales of dragons are actually envoys of Draconis Galaxis trying to make contact with the humans on Earth, but getting mistaken for great beasts and slain. 

 

Their planet is in almost constant darkness, with the 'day' being just a low-light change to the landscape as they orbit their planet, so far from the heat giving sun. The Draconis Galaxis therefore has evolved a great tolerance to cold and excellent eye sight to see through the gloom. The patterns of their wings and sides mimic the bright stars and galaxies visible in the skies of their planet, allowing them to fly unseen by prey below."

 

Pics! 

 

Edit: Giving up on the diorama idea. I am really unhappy with the base and I'm not going to worry about it right now. Changed up the story too =P

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Looking good so far Siri, excited to see where you go with this!

 

Maybe instead of purple/red, go with purple/green and have it like this green goo/ooze that is growing and feeding on the corpses? Thinking like a bright neon glowy green something that screams alien world perhaps?

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I'm not sure what color I'd go with. I kinda like Ub3r's idea. Based on the amount of decomp of the bodies, a lot of blood and gore wouldn't really make sense. I think that the amount of red you've got is just about right.

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Maybe stick with the current colors, and do the wing membranes as a starry galaxy?

that's the plan! I've got initial stars and galaxies dotted out on his wings and was going to take progress pics today  ^_^

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Maybe stick with the current colors, and do the wing membranes as a starry galaxy?

that's the plan! I've got initial stars and galaxies dotted out on his wings and was going to take progress pics today  ^_^

 

Totally missed that in the first post. :blush:

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Maybe stick with the current colors, and do the wing membranes as a starry galaxy?

that's the plan! I've got initial stars and galaxies dotted out on his wings and was going to take progress pics today  ^_^

 

Totally missed that in the first post. :blush:

 

 

no worries XD I just hope I can do a good star scape on his wings. We'll see what opinions will be of my starting patterns, which are going to be the faded backdrop the brighter stars will go on top of

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Okay went and took some quick pics. Here's his current starscape wings. The stars on his body will be dulled down to not be so obvious and bright

 

 

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:wub:  :wub:  :wub:  I'm in love already.... and glad you scrapped the base now that I've seen the direction you've gone with the dragon.

 

 

The ancient tales of dragons are actually envoys of Draconis Galaxis trying to make contact with the humans on Earth, but getting mistaken for great beasts and slain.

 

Awwww :down:  Humans are jerks. :down:

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Maybe some red stars thrown in there?  just a few to draw the eye to the particularly nice parts on the dragon.  looks great though!

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