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Afternoon Walk by juliedillon Afternoon Walk by juliedillon
This is a new personal piece I did just for fun. An urban dragon wrangler takes her various heritage breed dragons out for their afternoon walk in the park. :)
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grapeshotmemory Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2015
This is a really cool idea that made me smile.:D (Big Grin) 
Arlene0401 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Such a fun idea! A sunny stroll in the park!
Reminds me of Lady Sybil Ramkin from the Discworld novels.
TimurKivanc Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is awesome.
HungryScorpion Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2014
Aldointrepido Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Justabe1020 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
unbelievably talented.........absolutely ravishing. 
KarmaRae Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I like the whimsy of the dogosaurs the best. 
lugiaXawesome Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Student General Artist
Dont look at me. just walking my "dogs"
grazatt Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2014
The hound dog dragons are my favorite
Rosenquartz Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This lady reminds me so, so much of Terry Pratchett's character Lady Sybil Vimes (nee Ramkin)!
JoryRFerrell Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Professional Artist
adritho Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Very nice univers, i would like to have a walk with you! ;)
Gobba42 Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2013  Student Writer
Best day in the park EVER.
kumpan Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BrunoOliver123 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
I would like to play a game in this world!!! SO AMAZING!
PoshSingularity Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Professional Artist
Great creature designs; though the dog styled ones towards the front are fun, I particularly like the three in the back- the blue trunked one, and the green and orange ones on a line behind the blue one.

I like those because their inspirations are a little more exotic, I think, and hard to guess.

If I would guess- anteater, pelican, and eel?
AguilaMagna Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
the iguana its awesome !
PoshSingularity Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Professional Artist
I can't find the Iguana. Where is that?

I just see the crocodile, chameleon, and tortoise.
ssjessiechan Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you. Just... thank you.
ClaytonSnow Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You sure JAMMED as many creatures into this as possible! Wow! You have a great sense of spacing! Each one has it's own little space, yet it all fits and it's SO crowded. Very well done. Each little creature is fantastic, like look at the orange dog/dragon, DAMN. Hahah you are very good.
DawiLDanger Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, playtime for the dragons^^, although some of them seem rather unimpressed.
I really like this picture, especially the choice of colours.
IvanRostoff Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
I bet the police don't bug her about poop and scoop!
shadowandtwilight Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013
I just love how you made that big dragon
myFlyAway Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Professional
Good artwork ;-)
Natasja9506 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013
Really awesome!!
genghisjon Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, this is awesome. Great characters! I definitely need to invest in a tablet, I am new at this.
IvkaM Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Love the creatures :)
JayceJvR1992 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Really amazing artwork :). The dragons all have so much personality.
NamelessSaint Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Writer
I have a group :iconthe-fanart-society: that has a folder called Other Related Arts; Conceptual Arts for wonderful works such as this. Even though my group is for fan art I do like to host exceptional concept work as I see it. I would be honored to showcase this, thanks.
WanderingSeeker Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
Thank you so much for contributing this piece to my new group! I really appreciate the support. :dance:
#SeekersOfWonder :popcorn:
(Wanna check out the group? Follow the link to see more amazing work.)
DerPidder Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I like the term "Heritage Breed Dragons" and I'd love to meet her in person in the park to pet the dragons and chat her up. :)
DuskySanctum Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
so cool and creative!
AldebaranJewel Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012   Digital Artist
Oooh, can I have that job, please? O.O
9leben Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
This looks like Lady Synil walking her dragons.
BorgBoy7 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like a character out of a Terry Pratchett book.
I think she ran a hospital for sick dragons.
Nice depiction of all shapes and sizes of dragons too.
BorgBoy7 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Just remembered the characters name, it was "Lady Sybil"!
Motion-in-Poetry Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
stunning work :D
tchokun Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2012  Professional Filmographer
really nice and creative!
MrsFine Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you know Terry Pratchett's discworld novels? There's a woman who has a dragon sanctuary. Like Ex-PLanet this picture reminds me of her.
I like the way you transform real animals into dragons. And the colours are beautiful.
juliedillon Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
I know... I've read his books years ago and very much enjoyed them, but I didn't realize or intend any similarity at all while working on this. Unfortunately that perceived similarity is all anyone mentions now, even though the ideas came from completely different sources in a completely unrelated way. :( I don't know what to do. This seems to happen with everything I do. :depressed:
Genny-Raskin Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Professional General Artist
It might have happened since your amazing illustrative style reminds the one of Paul Kidby, who illustrated few Terry Pratchett's books.
You have in common few things: use of light and lightening - which I really love in both cases, some humour in works like this one here, and the soft vibrant blending of colours.

But also your style quite different in other works - it is semi surrealistic. You combine also elements of steam-punk and do it quite differently. Also the way you draw landscapes is quite different and many of your characters are serious and not caricatures of existing people or stereotypes.

And the final difference off course is the art medium - you work digitally, while Paul Kidby works with oil on canvas.

I think that you studied history of art, so you probably know that you can see such examples during the past centuries when in each epoch there were many wonderful artists who drew quite similarly one to another. Only when you get down to the individual detail of each one of them you could see the difference. But you are much more different than the artists of renaissance one from another, or the impressionists.

Reminding such a wonderful artist as Paul Kidby and a wonderful writer as Terry Pratchet is not a bad thing. Many would agree with me, that they are true artists of their spheres, and so do you. :)
MrsFine Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh no … just wanted to leave a nice comment not to make you feel down. :sadangel:
It's just an association. And even a good one!
Besides; I didn't thought it would be Lady Sybil it just reminded me of her. And the sourrounding and the look of the dragons is completely different to the discworld. :) And I really like this picture!
Ex-PLanet Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! The moment I saw this, I had to think of Lady Sybil Ramkin from Discworld. Good job.
silvanoir Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2012  Hobbyist
Basset hound dragons! Never would have thought to combine those two things.
NightmareHound Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012
Holy crap, are those tiny ones like.... jerboa dragons?
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