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Ice Dragon by Ironshod Ice Dragon by Ironshod
I love painting dragons. I hoping to creat a range of different dragon that live in different enviroments. Kind of like a fantasy nature documentary ;) This dragon is able to live in the coldest enviroments.

My art shows a young and still small version of the ice dragon. I have some idea for the adults.... A huge ice covered dragon lying curled up in a massive underground cave with lots of cool ice and snow formation surrounding it, you almost don't notice the dragon at all at first. Also an action shot of the dragon bursting out of the cave in flight, icicles breaking off around it's massive wings as it soars into winter sky. I just have to get some time to paint these now!

This artwork was painted in acrylics. I did however do a bit of a re-touch in Photoshop on some of the snow effects once I had scanned the art in. The dodge tool is particually useful for exaggerating the shine on the ice.
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:icondarkbladedragon2004:
Darkbladedragon2004 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  New Deviant Student General Artist
Wow this is really amazing I hope one day I'll be this good!
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NickMaster64 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015
cool as ice :3
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dianadragon Featured By Owner May 11, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
I love your dragons they are amazing 
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Wishingpole Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2015
holy crap the comment count, how can I not be apart of this!
ITS BEAUTIFUL
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:iconmintyd0t:
Mintyd0t Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2015  Student General Artist
WOWWWWW
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:icondeathsupdown:
Deathsupdown Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
If this was PAINTED you are a master at art
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:iconlcclaw:
lcclaw Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2014
He's so shiny!WOW!
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:iconshardilmar:
Shardilmar Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Stunning!
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:iconkestral1995:
Kestral1995 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love dragons. I really hope you do continue to make dragons.
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SharrdriderofVulken Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's so beautiful! As you can see, I found your picture many years ago, as it is my icon now, but the version I found wasn't quite so spectacular! You captured the look of the ice , on the column and on the dragon, just perfectly, it looks as if it's about to spring off the screen!
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DARKPAWZ27 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014
Excuse me, I'm writing a story and would like to know if i could use this as the Cover Picture! I would love to use it because it's so beautiful!
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LostLittleDream Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
but this looks like anne stoke art...
it says it in the corner of the picture
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Amefrio Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This looks very awesome! I love the dragon's design, it is unique compared to many other works! :)
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jilllllly Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014

I love you picture and love the ice dragon


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:iconbelchingneron:
belchingneron Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
That's beautiful in a way.


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:iconskyrimwolf11:
skyrimwolf11 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
that looks awesome
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SpartanB214 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:wow: i love the ice and how see through it is! :+favlove:
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:iconlelixiana:
Lelixiana Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
isn't it some cover of a book?
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:iconapceros1:
Apceros1 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gotta be in Monster Hunter
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:iconhyperlucario:
HyperLucario Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Just. Plain. AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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jojoleelee1 Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013
Awesome I love how it wraps itself aroung the iecile
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:iconravenroseserpent:
Ravenroseserpent Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I just Love the ice dragons
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ApocalypticAngel4792 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2013  Student Writer
I love his expression. It looks like he's growling saying "My icicle...MINE." I love this^^
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JamieHoltSherfy Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
Gorgeous!
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MonsterKingOfKarmen Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
GJ on the beautiful details.
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:iconedgeraphael:
EdgeRaphael Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2013
Simply amazing.
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Bull5h1tt3r Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi
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Bull5h1tt3r Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
THIS ART ROCKS
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artesora Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
He's gorgeous! Love the angle of the painting... :heart:
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:iconjojoleelee1:
jojoleelee1 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
That's beautiful. Ilove the colour and the mysterious aura that it gives off
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AncientEchidna Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I really like how you had the dragon surround the icicle like that. =) The background and details are quite nice too. ^^
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Duuderos Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this pic ♥ !!
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:iconbreelee3032:
breelee3032 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
It looks awesome
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midangel13 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
are you referring to the image that is obviously cut off at the bottom posted on awesomerific.wordpress.com?? because I have a hard time thinking an established artist such as Anne Stokes would ever need to copy anyone's art let alone rip it off. They have edit that image to cut off her name.
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logoff12346 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
sorry just stating the truth
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logoff12346 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012
I love love LOVE dragons! This one is cool but i saw it on the web when i searched Ice Dragon and you did not create it.
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xJaxMx Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
May I use this in a little description meme? The description is my take on the whole dragon concept and Ice Dragons specifically for this one.
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NINJAWERETIGER Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is so amazing!
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liighty Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yey! Dragons! This one looks like an icewing from Wings of Fire.
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NinjagoninjaZXGIRL Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I LOVE DRAGONS TOO!!!
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Brionax Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Truly Amazing. :D
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thelonelyDragon19 Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012
(slow clap) Amazing....
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SpaidX Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
I love it
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AldonzaBlaze Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
I love it how you can see the dragon slightly through the ice
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Giratina4857 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Professional Artist
OH MY GOSH,I WISH TO HAVE ONE DX
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shariangelinlove Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012
That looks Awesome!
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:iconpoopookakapeepeeshir:
thats anice dragon X3
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KontonDragon Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012
Nice ^^
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:iconallanasha:
Allanasha Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012
He is such a gorgeous dragon. So pretty
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VoadorChama Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is so freaking cool!
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