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So this is going to be COLORFUL

 

It's based on a dragon character of mine. Here's a poem about him:

 

There was a dragon in my dream,

Even now I see him clear.

His hide a glittery, glorious gleam,

That wasn’t pierced by any spear.

 

Instead of scales he bore jewels,

Emeralds, sapphires, rubies and more.

As if crafted by the finest tools,

On wings of diamonds did he soar.

 

Glorious color, shining hue,

Fangs of silver, eyes of pearl,

Hiding deep, seen by few,

In mystery and secrets does he swirl.

 

In my dreams this dragon stays,

Safe from prying eyes.

Like a pile of treasure he lays,

And from my brush his image flies.

 

 

 

So needless to say, you could also call him a rainbow dragon probably. Going to do my best to make him look gem like. Any tips would be appreciated!

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Wow. That is super-ambitious. I look forward to seeing your efforts. My best advice is... use your color instincts to arrange things - they're better than mine. ::P:

 

(Maybe arrange clusters of like-colored gems in stripes, swirls or some other pattern?)

 

I also have to ask, did you ever play the short-lived "Council of Wyrms" setting for AD&D? It was all dragon characters all the time.

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Wow. That is super-ambitious. I look forward to seeing your efforts. My best advice is... use your color instincts to arrange things - they're better than mine. ::P:

 

(Maybe arrange clusters of like-colored gems in stripes, swirls or some other pattern?)

 

I also have to ask, did you ever play the short-lived "Council of Wyrms" setting for AD&D? It was all dragon characters all the time.

 

no i didn't, i'd love to play a dragon character XD

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<=D 

This sounds actually amazing and I'm rather partial to the Silver Dragon figure, though I don't yet have one myself. 

Can't wait to see how this shapes up ^_^ 

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THanks! I really hope not to screw it up XD 

 

unlike my usual way of painting dragons (working on one small bit at a time), i'm going to base coat the entire thing to get a handle on where i want the colors to go

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My bones silver dragon has some serious gangsta lean. He needs a good boil and freeze to get him upright.

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boy am I glad eating popcorn does not make you gain weight.....  (settles next to popcorn bucket....    screen on split screen mode to watch Siri paint)

 

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this is basecoated to a higher standard than many of your final products, losers!

Fixed that for ya!

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this is basecoated to a higher standard than many of your final products, losers!

Fixed that for ya!
Haha had me laugh out loud there

 

Guess it is fair to say that my base coats are basically speed paint tabletop

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this is basecoated to a higher standard than many of your final products, losers!

Fixed that for ya!
Haha had me laugh out loud there

 

Guess it is fair to say that my base coats are basically speed paint tabletop

 

 

Honestly, the only reason I'm not agreeing that it'd be done here for me is you calling this a gem dragon.  Otherwise I know I'd be done here and happy with it.  Since it's a gem dragon, I'd have to go a step further and ruin the entire thing trying to make it shine.

 

Hmm, we have a dragon running around with glitter, don't we?

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=D 

He's so pretty! The shifts between the colours are gorgeous and he's beautifully coherent for a beastie with so many different colours going on. 

I'm intrigued by how the gemming is going to develop him =] 

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If your basecoat is anything to go by, I don't think you need to worry about ruining him =] you've got some serious skill going on there as far as I'm concerned. 

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