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Sanctuary - Request by XRosewaterX Sanctuary - Request by XRosewaterX
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Holy crimony! This has over 1,000 favourites :icondragonwant: Thank you everyone for your support :)

I'm finally done painting this... This was a request for :iconvictortky: that he made about 3 years ago that I'm still sorry that I've never gotten to. :( However, I finally managed to get this done and painted. I hope that he likes it.

This is a digital painting that I just finished of our dragon characters: Thor (top) and Doragon (bottom) from my book, The Sorcerer's Dragon. I got the idea to paint this while I was listening to the song, "Sanctuary," by Utada Hikaru for Kingdom Hearts 2. I wanted to paint the wings kind of like stained glass and I hope that the colours match.

I'm sorry if the little mount that Thor was supposed to be standing on wasn't clear. It's supposed to be like an ice-mountain peak.

Just to also let everyone know: I HAVE GIVEN PERMISSION TO :iconvictortky: TO ALSO UPLOAD THIS INTO HIS GALLERY SINCE THIS WAS HIS REQUEST. HOWEVER, NOBODY ELSE IS ALLOWED TO DO THAT OR ELSE I WILL REPORT YOU.

Drawn with a mechanical pencil then inked with a ball point pen. Scanned and painted with Adobe Photoshop CS2.

This was the last of the requests that I have. I still have one more to do for a good friend of mine, :iconsedsone:. After I complete his request, I will no longer accept requests.

Thor and Selena are (c) to me, :iconxrosewaterx:

Azrael and Doragon (c) to :iconvictortky:

EDIT: I FORGOT TO PAINT THE HIGHLIGHTS ON THE PHALANGES OF DORAGON'S WING.

Do not copy or duplicate.

UPDATE: THIS ALSO WON A MONTHLY CONTEST HOSTED BY :iconall-world-works: which can be found here :) [link]
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:iconmordecai1423:
Might I just say first of all, that this is a very impressive piece of artwork. The background and the dragons go together nicely. The dragons themselves are marvelous, the scales are perfect and the shading on them is flawless. The wings are amazing, absolutely magnificent, I love the colors that you used in the wing and the design is just awesome. The horns are very good also. You are a very good artist, good job on this piece of artwork. This is one of my first critiques, so please excuse me if I didn't word something correctly. Anyways I would like to see more of your art, I will look at your gallery and add you to my watch. Godd Work! :)
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I think that this is an amazing peice of artwork i must say that you are a very talented artist to be able to produce such artwork i would never in a milliond years be able to make something like that. The main thing that i like about it is that it is about DRAGONS because they are wicked. The wings scales and claws must have taken an extreem amount of concentration and patience. something i dont exactly have. How ever old you are if you have one or not you better become an artist when you grow up because you have a very rare talent.

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itachixsakura7777 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
love it :love:
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:iconwyverntales:
Wyverntales Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
Awesome!
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:iconsnowygodenheart:
SnowyGodenheart Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awseome Work!!
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KisaSohma10 Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
amazing! you're really talented
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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:iconkisasohma10:
KisaSohma10 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
that's ok
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:iconvictortky:
victortky Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
I had this thought of a scene in Armageddon regarding this picture.

Selena and her friends pausing for a break in a large cave in the midst of a heavy thunderstorm, and when they were all gathered around a fire and waiting for Doragon and Thor to return after scouting ahead for the group. When the two dragons returned, with Doragon enlightening Thor on the various dragon histories (because he had lived for a long time, and was a lorekeeper of draconic secrets alongside being a alpha male of the Fireridgebacks) and they both landed on an outcrop of rock in the storm, flexing their wings and claws. Selena, when talking to her friends, noticed the two dragons actually enjoying the storm, and both roared their defiance to the elements. 

And during the resting moment, Selena noticed Azrael actually standing in one corner by the cave entrance, his arms crossed and hood drawn up over his face, brooding about something as he watched the two dragons asserting their dominance of the land engulfed in the storm.
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kiitcat Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
OMG like this is amzing , This is my favorite piece of work from you , couse its very clear and clean , unlike your other works that seem foggy and full of a tense ambient , now dont get me wrong u.u those are amazzing as well :D
I must say you are one of my favorite digital artist :)
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I appreciate it :)
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:iconkiitcat:
kiitcat Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
you are most welcome , and now ive left my self wondering .... WHY IN THE WHOLE WIDE WORLD I HAVENT WATCHED YOU !
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol XD 
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:iconkiitcat:
kiitcat Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2013
fixed xD
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:iconliieszz:
Liieszz Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student General Artist
Love the details! the dragons look superb
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:iconfeavre:
feavre Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013   Digital Artist
Awesome dragon!  Love the details :)
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:icontetrodoxin:
Tetrodoxin Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is a great piece, I love their wings! :D
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:icontetrodoxin:
Tetrodoxin Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Of course :)
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:iconkab-art:
KaB-art Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is amazing! I love it! :D
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconkab-art:
KaB-art Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome! :D
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:iconblazi76:
blazi76 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Good work with shape, anatomy nad colours. Interesting ...
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconblazi76:
blazi76 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Most welcome
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:iconwerecass:
werecass Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Student Artist
These dragons are cool.  I love how you made them.
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:iconava-1966:
AVA-1966 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is pure amazing talent right here.
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconeisschweif:
Eisschweif Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013
awesome
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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:iconffxluvur12:
FFXluvur12 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Student General Artist
O_O" It won a contest?! Congradulations~! :la: That is so awesome~!
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah. :) And thank you :)
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:iconsilver-wolf15:
Silver-Wolf15 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Pretty! What are the dragons standing on?
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks and Thor, the dragon on top, is standing on an ice mountain peak while Doragon, the bottom one, is standing on a castle like structure.
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Silver-Wolf15 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Cool, thx and your welcome
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:iconscarredassassin:
ScarredAssassin Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
asdfghj This... Is the best dragon I have ever seen. :clap:
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconravendedrieu:
RavendeDrieu Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
WOWWY!!!!:wow: Holy freakin.... This is super epic!!! Lovin the colors, and just... EVERYTHING!!!! Amazing, amazing job!!!
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconravendedrieu:
RavendeDrieu Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:aww: Welcome!
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ShadowHunterSpartan Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013
beautiful it is just epic.
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconshadowhunterspartan:
ShadowHunterSpartan Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013
your welcome.
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:iconr0xxane:
R0xxane Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing!
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconradiantcharizard:
RadiantCharizard Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love dragons. I haven't fav:ed or +watched you because of dAHub, I just discovered you from there. So I watched and fav:ed because I really think you're awesome! :D
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you, I really do appreciate it :hug:
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:iconradiantcharizard:
RadiantCharizard Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No prob! I really love your dragons. Keep on being awesome! :iconlikeitplz:
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner May 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:aww:
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:iconradiantcharizard:
RadiantCharizard Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconilikeitplz:
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redwolfMOON123 Featured By Owner May 2, 2013
dude your awsome
i mean seriusly wow
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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