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Ulla
05-01-2013, 05:12 AM
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This is my first piece where I tried to colour lineart which I'd done quite some time ago. I did the pen and ink drawing of the dragon about 9 months ago (or so) and inspired by some youtube videos coloured it with Artrage. I did not use the graphic tablet but my finger on the touchpad of my laptop, so I went over the lines in many places and had to clear that up with the eraser. I had the sketch on one layer, the background on a second and did the colouring on a third.
Looking forward to your critique and comments!

pai
05-01-2013, 10:23 AM
You really have drawn the dancing motion of this cute dragon. I don't know much about art, I am still learning myself too. At least I knew when I clicked on it, right away, I see the happy dancing dragon. A very successful drawing to me. :)

Tonyjazz
05-01-2013, 11:22 AM
Great colors and pose on the dragon. Painting is like music, the more you practice, practice, the better you get.

Ulla
05-01-2013, 09:00 PM
Thank you very much, Pai and Tonyjazz! I think that with using Artrage I found a way to combine drawing and painting!

AT-TA
05-01-2013, 09:30 PM
Good way to go Ulla. I to am just a hobbyist so i cannot critic anything about art. I love the colours of the dragon what i i would do is soften a bit the background so the dragon would stand out a bit more.That's just me...i am curious what others would suggest .Lovely dragon painting.

Alexandra
05-01-2013, 09:35 PM
I too am just a hobbyist and use art for play really. I am not qualified to give critique, but can say that it is so cute and a pleasure to view!

copespeak
05-01-2013, 09:37 PM
Very cute and cheerful, and you've got the run of his scales just right! :)

justjean
05-02-2013, 06:43 AM
Ulla, he's great and the colours sure give a sense of all the energy he has :)

D Akey
05-02-2013, 07:54 AM
Ya ta ta da yadda. . . tappity tap tap tap. . .

Wonderful fun. Love his date night 'outfit'. He's dancing in front of the mirror getting ready to go out and as they used to say "Paint the town red".

byroncallas
05-02-2013, 11:49 AM
Charming and fun to the max.

Ulla
05-02-2013, 06:43 PM
AT-TA, Alexandra, Robyn, Jean, D Akey, Byroncallas - wow, thanks so much for your encouraging comments! I am a hobbyist myself - discovered Art some two or three years ago. I tried to do digital painting with photoshop but I failed and got very discouraged. I am so glad that I discovered Artrage and can be a member of this wonderful community here!

Caesar
05-02-2013, 06:57 PM
Amusing illustration! I like it and the dragon's belly dance!

Ulla
05-02-2013, 07:37 PM
Thank you, Caesar!

Mairzie Dotes
05-05-2013, 11:10 AM
Ulla,
Dragons are usually a bit on the hostile, fire breathing side but what's not to
love with this happy go lucky mythical beast. Whimsical and well painted! :D

Ulla
05-06-2013, 03:56 AM
Thank you, Mairzie!