Tuesday, August 19, 2008

29 Dragons

I couple of weeks ago, I came up with this little guy.

I thought he was kinda cute, and his design is a new direction for me. For the longest time, my character designs were aimed more towards the young reader/teen market. This dragon was more of a children's book design.

So I gave myself a job. Do 29 sketches of him by the time I turned, well, 29. That's today. Yikes!!!

So here's the fruits of my labor. I wanted to paint them too, but that's going to have to wait another day.

Yes, I hear you scream "Piya, do something besides dragons!!" And I say "Well, I just came up with this design, and I loved it, and it would be stupid of me to not use it just because it's another dragon! When I'm inspired to do something else I will!"

PS: You'll note that there's really more than 29 dragons. A lot more. I just counted the male dragon I initially created. I came up with his female companion pretty much on the fly (hence the lame bow ribbon on her head, which I blatantly ripped off Webby from Duck Tales-remember that show everyone???). Also, I haven't come up with names for these characters. Anyone got any ideas?


jonisart said...

Great job on these dragons Piya, love everything you did with him:-) I think you definitely need to paint a few of them at least, but not today! Happy Birthday!!

Megan Wolfe said...

Ducktales is awesome! :D I love Scrooge. His philosophy of "work smarter, not harder" is one I try to adopt every day.. not sure I totally get it, though.

ANYWAY.. Really love the little character sketches. They're tons of fun to look at, seriously. Are you planning to make a children's book from them? (cuz I think you should ! :D)

dintoons said...

haha, really cute dragons these are piya!! (uh-oh am not supposed to be laughin at them right... well guess am laughing WITH them then!! :D
great to be back in dragonland dude, and please dont apologize,do what you love the best, and that is DRAWING DRAGONS!! cheers!! ^_^

Ken said...

Hey cheers for dropping by my blog, and for the link! Will return it :D

Nice work u got here, I am enjoying these dragons... very cute!

Ed Davenport said...

Happy birthday you old fart.

Great dragons, that's some fun stuff. So, I just found out about avatars on this blog space. Guess I'd better go make one now.

Cute stuff Piya.

Dominic Philibert said...

Great drawings!!!!

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