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Otherworldly Silence by mooncookie Otherworldly Silence by mooncookie
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Her lovely white dragon Laguna.

Ah yay this was such a learning experience! I actually spent longer on it this I thought I would, but you know asian dragons tend to take much more time. I started off with the scales that I usually do then looked at it and it was absolute....uh eww. I then just sat to think about it and realized I wanted it more like a fish's scales, where you can see them but at the same time dissapear. Ok enough of my rambling on!

colored on Painter 9 and photoshop 7

Laguna definitely belongs to

Oh and for the love of cake! I never ask this but please FULL VIEW!

Thank you!! :3
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:iconydimkthis:
ydimkthis Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
i love this, but why does the dragon have 6 legs?
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Shadow-of-Burakku Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
"We're walking in the air
We're floating in the moonlight sky
The people far below are sleeping as we fly
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Far across the world
The villages go by like dreams
The rivers and the hills
The forest and the streams"

...this is what immediately came to mind when I saw this :3
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RenagadeRexRider Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Ila-Turelmes Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2010
Stunning! *w* :heart:
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buffs Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009
Laguna is very pretty.
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BlueIs4Nitemars Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
i love how his back end is fading in the dark and the light is all focused on his face and the more intense features of him.
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CearaFinn Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2009  Professional General Artist
Magical & otherworldly :wow: I'm speechless :heart:
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:iconmegeso:
Megeso Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2008
The face is so serene. Thats what really caught my eye at first. Really beautiful.
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Chaotic-Fayth Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2008  Student Writer
Hey, you mind if I make a banner out of this or your picture "Iridescence"? Over all of the internet, those two are the closest pictures I have come to finding to my Dæmon character, Uyr. Credit to you if I you let me use them, of course.
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Tankero Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I could cry-really, I could. ;_; All these great pictures.
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sil1321 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2007
wow... what a light and unusual dragon !i`d add it to mai favoritez!^^
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mauschen Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2007
oh gosh, this absolutely made my day. ; ~; the atmosphere is beyond gorgeous and everything about this is completely stunning.

you did a great job on those scales by the by~ :heart:
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noacat Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2007   General Artist
Gorgeous.
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taslishaw Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2007  Student
Just' HAD to feature this one in my journal ... [link]

Cause it is so awesome! (your image ... not the journal XD)
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animepschyco999 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2007
wow its almost like a catfish and snake, elegant looking
Preeeeetttty
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Khanran Featured By Owner May 13, 2007  Student General Artist
Wow, beautiful! I love the smoothness of the picture ^_~ :heart:
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Khanran Featured By Owner May 13, 2007  Student General Artist
Wow, beautiful! I love the smoothness of the picture ^_~ :heart:
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partyboyrocks2 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007
wow that is so good good job on that 1
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singing-mukuge Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
Wow that's really pretty
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Freakconformist Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He/she reminds me of a book I read when I was about 13. I don't remember the whole story, but it was about a boy who had some really bad stuff happen to him, and he would fade in and out of reality into another world of ice and cold. It ended up this Ice Dragon from another world was trying to sap all of his energy, and he had to fight it to regain control of his body.
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This looks like a nicer dragon.
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cardowl Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2006   Writer
Wow, that's lovely!
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CrypticWritings Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2006   Writer
This is.. absolutely perfect.

White dragon in snow, at night. It's just absolutely perfect. And you made it so beautiful.. maybe for Christmas my Mother will let me get a commission from you. Because.. I just. This is wonderful.
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:iconarhu:
Arhu Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So pretty.
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wren-rose Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2006
I love how asiatic dragons don't have to mess with things as silly as *wings*.

beautimous.
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Crisistudios Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2006
It's wonderful! I love it! ^_^

I wish you would make more of your pieces into prints. I'd really love to buy some!
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ForeverDragon Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2006
yay eastern dragon ownage!
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OneMoreDayToRegret Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2006
i LOVE your work its truely amazing :D keep it up!
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Tzane Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2006
*o* It's so beautiful! The way she fades into the background her expression of lonelyness..It's just.. amazing. I'm at a loss for words here. You do amazing backgrounds also. I can't even describe how pretty this picture is.
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Peaceful-Dreams Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2006
that is soooooo Bonita!!!! pretty
Dreamer
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jackal-god Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2006
Stunning, as usual :). You are the absolute master of translucency, and your dragons are always gorgeous. Ordinarily, I like to see artists branch out and try new things, but I honestly want you to keep drawing white dragons forever :heart:.
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Raisaitsu Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2006
Wow, just plain beautiful! I love eastern dragons and the colour white also :heart:
It gives a soft feel to the picture ^^
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Yazzy Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2006
SHEESH am I late or WHAT?? -_____-; :faint: But wow.....this is so NICE. I think the title fits it perfectly. It looks so calm and peaceful....like you can feel the silence. I really like how you made the head look small....and almost child-like. The snow must've been annoying for you to do, but never the less, it brought out such a pretty aura around the dragon. ^_^ I think my favorite part of this picture is the fading out from behind. It makes the sky look so vast from behind, and makes me feel like the dragin's a lot closer than I think. ^_^ Again I really love the way you make the flow of wiskers and how shiney they look. They sort of remind me of silver violin strings! :giggle: You did a great job of showing a pretty wintry scene without bringing attention away from the dragon. Anyway, I'm done blabbing now. ^_^ I must fav. Awesome job again!!! :clap:
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Limeh Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2006   Digital Artist
Wow....... I you are amazing *ads to favorites* i luv how the res of the dragons body vanishes into the background. Well done!
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mooncookie Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2006
Awe thank you very much!! :3
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x-emeraldeyes-x Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2006   Traditional Artist
I LOVE THIS! Its so cool, and in some kind of way the dragon is really cute...

:+fav:
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animeWolffreak23 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2006
...............................OMG mee LOVE definit fav
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hartofgold Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2006
Beautiful pic :+fav:
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mooncookie Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2006
Oh really? That would be fantastic to see!
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DarthBabo Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2006
cool! cool! cool! cool! coool! i love it have a :hug: and a :cookie:
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ChibiSilverWings Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2006  Professional Artisan Crafter
Man this is awesome, I can hardly begin to describe. The scales you used looks really nice and I'm always impressed with how you can use one colr theme in a picute but still have them so distinguished and pretty. The lil trees are adorable and so incredible. I love her face, the ears, horns and eyes are just so... nice.. I don't even know how to say it all! It's just breathtaking as usual! Keep up the great work!
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mooncookie Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2006
Haha oh dear the trees gave me a time! Really, I was like arg pine trees are evil! Then I kind of calmed down and said I wanted more painterly trees and they ended up looking way better with the background!

Thank you very much!!
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LaBlooGirl Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2006   Photographer
Very ghost-like....wonderful fade effect, you never cease to amaze. ^^
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Isdrake Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2006   Digital Artist
Man, you're so good. :D
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Arryma Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2006   Writer
Oooh I love the way her body fades into the background... gives you a sense of how biiiig the dragon must be. She looks so elegant.
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mialythila Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2006
OH wow it's beautiful!!! I especially love the fade out appearance!!! Gorgeous work!
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mooncookie Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2006
Hehe yeah I have always wanted to do something with fading but never really needed it in any picture. Makes it seem more desolate.

Thank you! :3
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mialythila Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2006
Yes yes it does, beautiful job :D
You are very welcome!
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YamiForte Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2006
You know words can never describe my respect for your art Moon-sama.... :worship::worship: I hope I can get to be as good as you at dragons!!! :hug:
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mooncookie Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2006
Haha well thank you! *blush*
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