Shop More Submit  Join Login
×
  • Art Print
  • Canvas
  • Photo




Details

Submitted on
December 22, 2010
Image Size
19.0 MB
Resolution
4133×3277
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
34,102 (8 today)
Favourites
3,857 (who?)
Comments
250
×
Orientals by KatePfeilschiefter Orientals by KatePfeilschiefter
For my Dragons Across Cultures AP project.
Japanese dragon top, Chinese bottom.

The main difference come from the subtle variances in their cultural depiction. Aside from the number of toes (Japanese have three, Chinese have four, Imperial Chinese have five. Korean and Vietnamese can vary.) Japanese dragons tend to be drawn with longer faces, bushier eyebrows/mustache and a lack of mane.

Worked on for five days, about 5 hours per day.
The texture was made by soaking wrinkled sketch paper in coffee.


11x14 vellum, graphite

Art (c) to Katie Pfeilschiefter, do not use or repost without permission.

4/18/2010

---------------------
EDIT: Wow, this came out of nowhere. I was confused why all of a sudden I had thousands of activity messages and now I see why. I never thought anything of mine was DD worthy. I'm so glad you guys like it. Thanks!
Add a Comment:
 

Daily Deviation

Given 2011-02-12
Suggester says: "Its circular composition, simple color scheme, detailed inking, and textured background are quite beautiful. This is a print I wouldn't mind hanging in my home."

Orientals by ~KatePfeilschiefter ( Suggested by cooley and Featured by Mollinda )
:iconashton0210:
ashton0210 Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014
This would look great as a tattoo!!
Reply
:iconchildersart:
childersart Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Student General Artist
EPIC!!
Reply
:iconninjaweretiger:
NINJAWERETIGER Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is amazing!
Reply
:iconbabou-shka:
Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
Awesome, love the details!
Reply
:iconchtarget:
CHtarget Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
wow that's fantastic!!
Reply
:iconhaineko14:
Haineko14 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
:iconimspeechlessplz:
Reply
:iconkyokushin:
Kyokushin Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012
few hundred of freaking asian dragon outside there deviantart, finally i found a cool one
Reply
:iconkatepfeilschiefter:
KatePfeilschiefter Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
haha, thanks, I myself have trouble finding cool paintings or drawings of them
Reply
:iconjumbod:
Jumbod Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Very Kewl ... ty
Reply
:iconblackfiresouls:
BlackfireSouls Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Student General Artist
So beautiful! Amazing concept how you did it! I love how you did it :)
Reply
Add a Comment: