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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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P2IIONIC-BLA2T Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
This is amazing!!!
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isakuta Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing piece you got here, really like the atmospheric background you got going on! The scales are really nice!
But I'm not entirely sure if this dragon is one of those snake like dragons with no arms or what?
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itachixsakura7777 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2015
amazing 
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:iconnaturegolem12:
NatureGolem12 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014  Student Artist
LOVE IT
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shadow-inferno Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Woah, amazing detail! The lighting looks great too!
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RoguetheScarredAngel Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student Writer
The flames are so real, they look like they're moving!!!!! This is truly breath taking!
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Deathdreamer06 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing! I love the detail, and the design.
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ImEpsilon119 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
The art style on this is amazing! I could never draw this well! No, really though, this is amazing.
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ShadowDoodles9927 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Student General Artist
Damn this dragon is sweet! Love the effect in his mouth. You've definately earned a watcher.
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:iconrakazo07:
rakazo07 Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
the hottest dragon ever...!!!!!
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:iconsonicuniverse14:
Sonicuniverse14 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
OH GOD THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
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:iconnewboldworld:
newboldworld Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Truly awesome! :-)
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Wolf-forever001 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Professional Artist
THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!!!!
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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Wolf-forever001 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014  Professional Artist
You're very welcome^^
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Dark-Wolf66 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That's is one awesome dragon
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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20080585 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014   Artisan Crafter
This looks so awesome!
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luckynr1 Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014
Amazing!
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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:iconmelddgranger:
MelddGranger Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist
OMGGG THIS IS AWESOMEE!!!! :squee:
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StudioLights Featured By Owner 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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Slavky Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
ooooh! this is seriously amazing! lots of details!!!
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Zac--Attack Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Student Digital Artist
nice
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FTSArts Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is epic on so many levels! Awesome job! And congratulations on winning the contest! This is DD worthy for sure!! /runs to google how to suggest those things.....
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much, I appreciate it :D
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GeneralEagleEye Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
That is awesome!
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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legendofspyrothedrag Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013
better to update it and put "1001 faves" instead of 100 :XD:
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KaePotassium Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing. I love that fire about to come out from his mouth :D so much details everywhere. Erhmahgerd this is beautiful!!! :iconexcitedlaplz:
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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:iconkaepotassium:
KaePotassium Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome :la:
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Copperbreeze Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
this is great!
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:iconxrosewaterx:
XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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SarcasticGiraffe Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
How is this even possible with a mouse?
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A lot of practice :)
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KaePotassium Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Wait, you did this with a mouse? :noes: *worships you like a god*
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yes, all done with a mouse :)  I've never used a tablet ^^;  And don't worship me! :S  I've just had a lot of practice XD
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KaePotassium Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I see. practice sure does make things perfect :D


I rarely see artist having wonderful artworks using only the mouse. This one really amazed me so much :meow:
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SarcasticGiraffe Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Practice does make permanent
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Andared Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013
Great detailing and highlights.
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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JericaWinters Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013
Beautiful orange tones in this work. I love it!
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :D
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Roadkill-Sarny Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
So amazing! Fantastic work!
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :D
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Roadkill-Sarny Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
My pleasure. :)
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:iconlegendofspyroxcynder:
:stare: WHAT A GALLERY!!! THERE'S NOWAY I CAN DRAW LIKE THAT! :stare:
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XRosewaterX Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you and it just takes years of practice :giggle:
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:iconlegendofspyroxcynder:
*dies*
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