Tag Archives: armor
I wanted to do some sort of hard-planed, rocky texture for the crusty armor on this wurm’s face, but got a bit overwhelmed due to mental fatigue and not really knowing where to start.
While paging through my sketchbook, digging for inspiration on the way home, I came across those head studies I did for a possible Kolaghan-inspired anthropomorphic dragon (say that three times fast): If I hadn’t been on the subway, I might’ve … Continue reading
I found myself with a spare moment and kicked this out, thinking of the big guy from a few days ago: I wanted to fool around with the muscles of the wings- but the laws of aerodynamics (among other things) … Continue reading
So I found myself scribbling around, then drawing a torso which got heavier and heavier. The head was originally going to be crocodilian in shape with the (large) eyes at the top, but then I decided that Protoceratops would probably … Continue reading
Got real ambitious tonight in the wake of the last two pen drawings. The girlfriend even said last night’s dragon was “breathtaking,” which made me pretty proud. Continue reading
“I’m not sure what, if anything the bulging eyes and armored schnoz add, but I started with them, so I kept ’em.” Continue reading
So I did a bit more thinking about the starfish dragons, particularly what older examples of the bloodline might be like. They are probably crusty, foul-tempered creatures with many arms and perhaps even extra claws as their spiny armor thickens: