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By William O'Connor

Fable artists will breathe more uncomplicated to find a much less perilous substitute to drawing dragons from existence. Dracopedia delivers you secure, quick access to the worlds such a lot well-known dragon species, from tiny, harmless feydragons to the ferocious wyvern. For years, artist William OConnor has traveled the globe, learning dragons of their traditional environments. His findings, box notes and sketches were compiled for the 1st time into this unmarried, superbly illustrated compendium—a traditional and cultural background of the beasts in addition to a step by step drawing workshop. info of the anatomy, habit, habitats and legends of thirteen significant dragon households seriously illustrated with box sketches, anatomical reports and gesture drawings exhibits the start-to-finish production of thirteen impressive work, illustrating key ideas that follow to each medium Dragons have terrorized and overjoyed people for centuries—continue the culture with Dracopedia. Its filled with concept for placing «fierce» into your fable artwork, in addition to the evidence to maintain your dragons precise to lifestyles.

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Arctic dragons, in turn, do not have the gliding ability of the Asian species, or a prehensile tail. Asian dragons are omnivores, eating fruits, bamboo and meat, as it is available. In the winter in the northern areas of their range, the Asian dragon will migrate to warmer climates. Temple Dragon Cathaidaus draco-templum, 30' (9m) Asian Dragon Foot The long, slender toes of the Asian dragon allow the animal to easily climb. Asian Dragon Head Asian dragons have keen eyesight to give them excellent vision in the dark rain forests of Asia.

Add a Background If you have successfully copied the layer mask onto all subsequent painting layers as directed in Step 5, your masked dragon is now floating in a white field that doesn’t show off his bright coloring. Add a dark background to contrast with the bright yellow. ) To add a background image behind your dragon, create an image to use as a background in a separate document. Copy and paste your background image into the dragon document. It will automatically be placed on a new layer above the other layers.

Choose the Magic Wand tool and make sure the Contiguous option is unchecked. 3. Experiment with the Tolerance setting of the Magic Wand until one click of the wand in the white area around the dragon selects the white area plus just a little bit of the dragon’s fuzzy edges. If there is white background space “trapped” inside the dragon shape (such as inside a looped tail), using the Magic Wand without the Contiguous option should select those inside spaces as well as the white areas outside the dragon.

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