|Date Added: February 10, 2008|
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Description: This is another fantasy creature that I sketched like a year ago and it is called the Golden Dragon. I originally had it surrounded by three baby gold dragons but I decided to remove them from the sketch and leave just the one. I have a big imagination, and because of that I have a crap load of different types of dragons and alien monsters that I intend to eventually make tutorials out of. The story behind the golden dragon goes like this. This dragon lived alone deep in the forest of Mythabila, the only access to water was through a heavily wooded trail and this is where she would find food as well. No one in the outer world away from the woods that she lived in knew anything about this dragon with golden skin. Not even she knew who she was or where she came from, it was like all she remembers is waking up alone and unaware of her purpose. The only thing she knew is that her name was Drailia and she bared the mark of a dagger on her torso. What she didn’t know is that in the village of Gnarlum there was a young boy who was raised as an orphan since birth. An old woman found him in the river when she was gathering water, not knowing where this child came from, she took him into her home and raised him as her own. Her brother happened to be the village blacksmith, so she asked him to train this child to be a man and a warrior, deep in her soul she felt that this child had a purpose, for none from other kingdoms or villages ever came looking for a lost infant boy. The name she marked him with was Rylore. There was one mysterious thing about the boy, like Drailia, he bared the mark of a dagger on his chest. As the child grew older dreams became more intense, he always felt that the distant forest was calling to him. One early afternoon, he kept hearing someone whisper in his ear, very lightly and gently at first where he could not make out what the voice was saying, and then he could hear her, light whispers of a woman gently blowing in his ear “Rylore”, “Rylore come to me”. I will continue to write the conclusion and let you know what becomes of Drailia and Rylore. But for now, this tutorial will show you how to draw this mysterious golden dragon that lives in the forest. The step by step instructions will show you in detail what you need to do to draw your own Drailia. Until next time, I bid thee farewell.