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Great Book of Dragon Patterns 2nd edition


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Product Code: 00-142

Dragons have captured the imaginations of artists for eons. Images of the beasts appear in the earliest myths, on the armor of medieval knights and in today's popular culture. Here, in this updated and improved second edition, dragon aficionado and artist Lora S. Irish shares tips and techniques for creating your own fantastic renderings of man's favorite foe.

Whether you are a beginner or an accomplished artist, you'll find a treasure trove of ideas for dragon art in any medium:

- Woodworkers: scroll saw, intarsia, relief carving, marquetry, pyrography and more

- Fabric Artists: quilting, needlepoint, embroidery, fabric painting, silk screening and more

- Illustrators: Oil, watercolor, tole painting, airbrush, pen and ink and more

- Or the medium of your choice! Computer graphics, paper cutting, body art, etching, stained glass and more

Inside you'll find examples of how other talented artists have incorporated dragons into their work, plus a complete history of dragon lore. You'll learn about the various dragon breed, their anatomy, ornamentation and scales. This is followed by page after page of more than 100 dragon patterns, with mystical titles.