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The Sorcerer's Dragon by XRosewaterX The Sorcerer's Dragon by XRosewaterX
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UPDATE: WOW :wow: THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND FOR THE 1,000 + FAVS :icondragonwant: I REALLY APPRECIATE IT :aww:

02/28/2014 UPDATE AGAIN:

My book that just got recently published, The Sorcerer's Dragon, is apparently now through Barnes and Noble online :D  You can find it here for $3.99 as a Nook Book:

:bulletgreen:AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE THROUGH BARNES&NOBLE:

www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-s…

:bulletblue:NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH AMAZON:

www.amazon.com/Sorcerers-Drago…

You can find my book here that was finally released to the Amazon kindle. :P  I had to send an email to my publisher yesterday and I finally saw it today.  For those who want to purchase it on Amazon, now is your chance! 

Also for those who have bought it and read it, if you want to leave a review, please let me know!  Any positive reviews that you leave will be sent to my publisher and this will also help me increase sales as well. :)

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For those who want to purchase it, you can find here:  whiskeycreekpress.com/authors/…

If the link doesn't work, just go to www.whiskeycreekpress.com/stor… and scroll all the way to the bottom until you see my book, The Sorcerer's Dragon by C.D. Muller, available for purchase for $3.99 USD :D

For those who are reading it, I hope that you guys are enjoying the story so far and feel free to share it with your friends and to spread the word to those who love fantasy and magic and dragons and stuff :D

Here is a small description of what the book is about for those who are interested:

"The destiny of the world has been written, and the kingdom of Oblivion shall reign over the earth.

When a demonic entity known only as the Sorcerer breaks free from the gates of Oblivion, a war broke out in the empire of Armageddon that lasted over one hundred years. This tragedy served as a distraction for the Sorcerer to search for a legendary blade known as Ragnarok that, according to religion, was created by the three Divine beasts that would give him the power as the ultimate ruler of the three worlds of Asgard, Oblivion, and earth.

The empire’s last ray of hope, Selena Ayladail, a fourteen year old girl with no memory of her past, begins to uncover the secrets behind Ragnarok while also researching the strange symbol on her left hand that she has had for as long as she can remember. However, what she unravels places her life in danger.

Throughout her adventures, she befriends an extraordinary dragon who she names Thor. As she and Thor adventure across the empire, Selena unravels the truth behind Ragnarok, her gift with magic, and experiences first-hand the true wickedness of the Sorcerer.
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I finally finished painting this... It took me about a few weeks for me to decide on how to paint this thing in photoshop. It started looking like shit when I began, and I had to change different styles since it wasn't working with how I normally paint my dragons. I didn't realize that it would be so difficult to paint a headshot...

Anyway, this is the finished piece of my dragon character named Thor from my book, The Sorcerer's Dragon. Thor is considered a legendary dragon breed in my book called the Divinity Dragon to where he possesses all elemental abilities (but he has to be trained more to properly use them). If it still looks like shit, I'm sorry. I've spent way too much time on this and I'm somewhat happy with it but it could still be better. Oh well.

Here's the lineart for this piece that I did a while ago:

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Next I'm going to work on the request that I have in progress for a good friend of mine, :iconvictortky:.

Time it took: ~36 hours over the course of 3 weeks.
Tools of Trade: Mechanical pencil, ball point pen, and Adobe Photoshop CS2.

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

Do not copy or duplicate.

EDIT: I FINALLY MANAGED TO CREATE MY OWN PERSONAL LOGO THROUGH PHOTOSHOP THAT I WILL BE USING FOR NOW ON THAT REFERENCES TO MY PROFILE HERE ON DEVIANTART IN CASE OF FUTURE ART THEFT THANKS TO THE LOGO DESIGN THAT :iconcommonplague: DESIGNED FOR ME. :)

THIS ALSO APPARENTLY WON IN A CONTEST HOSTED BY :iconall-world-works: BY BEING ONE OF THE BEST IN THE DIGITAL ART FOLDERS. :) YOU CAN FIND IT HERE IN THE JOURNAL ENTRY:

spra1993.deviantart.com/journa…

THIS IS GOING TO BE THE COVER FOR THE FIRST BOOK IN MY SERIES, THE SORCERER'S DRAGON, BOOK 1 IN THE ARMAGEDDON SERIES.

1/13/14 EDIT: I DELETED ALL OF THE CHAPTERS TO MY BOOK THAT WERE POSTED ON HERE.  THE BOOK WILL BE PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY OF 2014. 
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This is amazing. It's got very nice colors. The fire is beautiful; It flows very nicely.
I wouldn't say it's the most original concept, but the pose and dragon design are very nice.
Technique is amazing! The shine and shading is beautiful. The background is also very nice, and the logo looks good also. It's an overall great drawing, but my favorite part technique-wise is the fire.
It has a huge impact. You look at it, and then it's like; "Whoa. That was awesome." It's got a really intense look, and it leaves you dazzled.
Overall, it's got very nice flow, design, and the drawing style is amazing. : D
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This is a very well put together look for a book cover. The lighting of the fire and the eye were spot on and the flowing mist/smoke will lend itself well to book edges.

Yes it is not the most imaginative thing to have a dragon doing but I feel the details are more than enough to make it uniquely yours. Your scale shading and horn design are excellent and give a dramatic feel.

To be fair though, this pose does work well for a cover but looking at your other dragons, I see that they tend to give 100% profiles of the head. Turning the perspective slightly is hard (something I have difficulty with myself) but could add a lot of life to the subjects and give them the notion of moving in the future.

All in all a satisfying and intense piece.
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Wolf-forever001 Mar 19, 2014  New member Professional Artist
THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!!!!
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XRosewaterX Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Wolf-forever001 Mar 19, 2014  New member Professional Artist
You're very welcome^^
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Shadowedknife Mar 2, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
That's is one awesome dragon
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XRosewaterX Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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20080585 Feb 28, 2014   Artisan Crafter
This looks so awesome!
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XRosewaterX Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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OMGGG THIS IS AWESOMEE!!!! :squee:
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StudioLights Jan 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I absolutely love this. I admire your artwork of dragons and almost everything you draw. Now I just need to find the time to read your story/book, because I bet that is simply amazing too. If I ever get the chance to BUY the book somewhere if it grows popularity, I will certainly buy it.

Keep up the good work <3
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