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Lunar Magic by Ironshod Lunar Magic by Ironshod
I haven't been able to post anything here on DA for ages as I have been doing loads of artwork for Wizards of the Coast on their 4th edition of Dungeons and Dragons, and I am not allowed to show it until the product has been released this summer.

Anyway here is a dragon! :)

A design style image fully of magical symbolism - I hope you will like it. Any ideas on what spell this dragon is about to cast? ;)
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:iconkittiesandpuppies123:
Totally sick. I love these type of things.
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InfernoFury21 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good symbol of the pentagram!
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cinderella-6 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014
stunning!
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:iconpoetickhaos:
PoeticKhaos Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I found this on the unity of wicca on facebook the other day! awesome work!
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:iconstarsatyr:
starsatyr Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013
Only one word for this: EXQUISITE!!! I just LOVE the pentacles, moons, the whole piece! I just wish I could have him (or her) as a pet...on second thought, maybe it's for the best that it's just a picture; between the food bills and the litter box...:=)
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Draco-94 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013

Love the pagan symbolism. :)

 

Imma guess the dragon is casting a mind control spell to make me fave this.... It's working.

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:iconklemenzz:
KlemenzZ Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013
is it ok if i use this as a tattoo?
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:icondragonma:
Dragonma Featured By Owner May 25, 2013
Love use of dragon and symbols.
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:iconarrhakis:
Arrhakis Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your Dragons and all the mystic !!
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:iconmisspajamagirl:
MissPajamaGirl Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2013
I love dragons. The choice of colours is blended beautifully.
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:icongrandmoonma:
grandmoonma Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
this one just might be my favorite :heart:
but it's really hard to pick one as best
they are all so awesome
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:iconrentavi:
rentavi Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
gorgeous!
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ShoshanaAriel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Oh, it's so beautiful, absolutely exquisite!!! I love the rich color combinations and magical symbolism throughout. Your dragons are always so gorgeous and this painting is no exception. It's perfect!
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DarkJanet Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG! This is epic! Can I have your wallpaper?
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Charlie200 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
WOW< I just realized that I have that as a cardback. I got it in one of my yugioh card orders off amazon.
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:icongadrac:
Gadrac Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wow! Really nice! I almost looks like a book cover I had in mind for my book ;)
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LadyFenix Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
This is very nice.
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:iconmichaela72:
michaela72 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012
My favorite piece ever!
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Miyabimiyu Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I really love this image.. the dragon is so beautiful *___*

I tried to draw this image (only the dragon) and load it up:

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hope you like it^^ it's not as good as your original... ;)
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:iconladyfenix:
LadyFenix Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
That is very nice.
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:iconmetazoe:
metazoe Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
Sorry to bother you, but I have one question. One of my customers asks a sculpted copy of this picture. Specifically, of the dragon. May I do this?
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:iconarmyvetwolf:
armyvetwolf Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
love the hue of the dragon intertwined with the pentagram!
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:iconpearlpoison:
pearlpoison Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
I hope you like this.

Full moon, tonight's the first,
Time has come, to cast the spell,
To still the crimson dragon's thirst
And lock him up in hell.
Once the magic is done,
He will be forever gone.

Old words are chanted into the night
Borrowing from the moon its magical light
Eternally, the 5 elements chain him in the dark
Leaving in stone engraved, a distinctive mark...
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Rose-B Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice! The contrast of the red and yellow dragon with the turquoise pentagram is very eye-catching.
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HieizRenryu Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i love D&D!!! you.are.god.
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dragonpony Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's great! I luv dragons!
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:iconkaykao:
Kaykao Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
He should cast a spell that would have him come to life. And be mine. Forever. Absolutely amazing, as is usual with your dragons. :w00t!:
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fr34k13m3 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2011
wonderful work
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:iconhellsbells1388:
HellsBells1388 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks like he's going to move any second! He should cast the spell of realism.
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TanyaTej Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love this!
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ShadowRyghas Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, I think I have Yu-Gi-Oh! sleeves with that on it O.O amazing as hell!
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FirePhoenix20 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010
:O THATS AMAZING!!!!!!
your awesome! :D
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marluxianamine Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2010
GORGEOUS!!!!!
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05hero05 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2010
Prety nice work but it hides many religious messages. Dragon usually refer's to the antichrist, "the beast", and the symbol behind(and in the other part's of the picture) him is a pantacle (pentalfa)used by those who believe in satan as theyr's god. Also, if you turn a pantacle upside down you can see a random perimeter of a demon. The full moon is also used by the follower's of satan and when it apperar's many sadistic paganistic ritual's take place including sacrifices.Wizards of the Coast produce card games with demonic, violent pictures and i think they have a reason for that.
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EmbrynStormcat Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2011
hahah, all that shines is not gold, hon. it is true that the dragon is 'demonized' by christianity, and indeed the pentacle turned upside down IS used by satanists. but the link you make between paganism and satanism is not necessary, and the pentagram has far older roots than that - it was seen by the ancient greeks, with their mathematical idealism, as the representation of perfection, as all the proportions in the symbol come down to the golden ratio, it can symbolize anything female because of its connection to the planet venus, which would appear to draw this figure between the stars due to retrograde motions. it can represent the five elements or the five senses. a symbol means only what it means to the person who uses it. I wear a pentacle necklace - point up - because the rules of wiccanism appeal more to me than the laws of the other religions I know of: an it harm none, do as ye will. I am not a satanist, nor a real witch. one more thing: ritual sacrifice long not always means killing something. it can be just an offering - fruit, or wine. christians don't really drink jesus's blood either, do they?
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zutaralover97 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
maybe a love spell, the moon does have such a lunar attraction!!
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WarbeastKing Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2010
THAT DRAGON LOOKS AWESOME!!! I don't know why, it just seems AWESOME.
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AWSOME!!!!!
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stickopotamu Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010
I saw this picture in a book I have, called 'the fantasy art bible' and I thought my friend would like it cos she loves pictures of dragons, so I was looking up dragon art here on DA and I loved the water dragon one so I had a look at your profile and recognised the name from that book and found this! What a coincidence, I must just love all of your work :)
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679 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
Although I'm a Christian, I love the use of colors in this.
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679 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
And the picture in general.
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FallenAngel1226 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I did fan art of this one :) tell me what you think please, I know it's not the best and i altered it a little


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Shaddou Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010
i think i have this on a card
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ArinaFoxy Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2009  Hobbyist
Awesome work! =) Super!
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:iconicybowser:
IcyBowser Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2009
You made the illustrations for 4.0? That's totally cool!
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:iconkyrinae:
kyrinae Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2009
Blessed Be!!!
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DragonOxi Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2009
OMG DRAGON!!!!!
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digitalwiz Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2009
3500 + favz :faint:
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SassyTheDragongirl Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
looks awesome ^^
I'm totally amazed from it!
I love Dragon art like this a lot.

hm... a spell??
how about "Lunar Flames" or "Lunar Slash" ??
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erolyntigerdragon Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2009
I LOVE dragons and am wiccan myself!! This is just indescribably cool!! I love the dragon's expression too.
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