Maugryph

The blog of artist Dean Scheppel- dragondean.com / maugryph.com

Dean the Dragon (Head Portrait + Avatar)

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orange dragon head smiling traditional easy to read

orange dragon head smiling traditional easy to read

Update: Modified the avatar to appear more ‘dragony’ and less anthropomorphic.  Didn’t feel like double posting.

Yesterday, I decided to create a new avatar image. The character I often use as a avatar is Dean the Dragon, a original character of mine. Originally it was just going to be a simple cartoonly color drawing. But when I finished it, I felt that I returned to my old ways and bad habits of using symbols instead of using form and value. So i converted it to a value painting. A color value painting. Granted it could be popped out more and I missed a highlight on the ear, but it came out rather well for the amount of time I spent on him and since it wont be bigger then 128 pixels on most sites, it should work well.

Created in Photoshop
Copyright 2013 Maugryph
Time Spent: 2 hours

 

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2 thoughts on “Dean the Dragon (Head Portrait + Avatar)

  1. He’s great..full of character

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