Wednesday, 18 March 2009

Illustration Friday - Legendary

Layla, Dragon Rider...

40 comments:

nessadee said...

Gorgeous!

Fotf said...

Amazing Kathy, i so love your work and would definatly buy it money permitting if it were for sale :-)

Jessie Lilac said...

Goodness me now I'm going to have nightmares tonight! This is amazing Kathy, the horny bits are incredible.x

Kelly Light said...

beautiful - elegant!- you have a great style!

Lisa M Griffin said...

she is just lovely and i really love the eyes on that gorgeous dragon. great detail. Thanks for sharing.

Angela said...

Lovely! She is the image of womanly strength and wisdom. Very cool dragon too!

ale balanzario said...

Wow !! Wonderful work,

Danielle Barlow said...

Congratulations Kathy - this is even better than usual! I love the way you blend your colours, and the subtlety of your pallet!

Sherry Rogers said...

Wow love the illustration and your style. The color palette is wonderful. The added touch of the bridle on the dragon is perfect!

mauricio salmon said...

wow. this is so beautiful.

indigene said...

Ahhh, Kathy, I.F. is not complete without a visit to your blog! It is a fabulous pleasure as usual. I'm loving this dragon! What details! This looks so work intensive.

Jack Foster said...

Wow Kathy! That is one of the greatest faces on a dragon I've ever seen. I was just mesmerized by the way you made him look untamed yet tamed at the same time. Your detail and colors are amazing...thanks for letting us into your magical world again.

Caroline said...

Incredible detail again Kathy! I love the checkered look of the dragon's neck. Beautiful piece!

Cheryl said...

Wow, you are on a roll. This is way cool. And I love your illo for intricate as well.

Tom Barrett said...

Awesome dragon! Great detail, and the checker board "scales" are an interesting touch. And the texture in Layla's shirt is nice!

Sweet-Lemmon said...

This is simply amazing. Wonderful work, as always.

faeorain said...

So very soft and lovely. Wonderful illustration!

Coreopsis said...

Such a sweet girl to be in charge of such a fearsome creature! I love the colored pencils here.

Roberta said...

Ooooh your dragon is wonderful!! Such intensity in those eyes!

We really had like minds this week... my dragon rider is a boy!

NANCY LEFKO said...

beautiful illustration...what a dragon !!!

Renee said...

Wow Kathy, Layla is amazing. How beautiful.

Thank you for understanding me. And thank you for reminding me that it is only time to time that I lose the plot and not all of the time.

Love you.

Renee

Heather said...

Lovely illo. Very nice colors. I wish the girl's eyes were as intense as the dragon's--he steals the show.

thedoodlegirl said...

Absolutely gorgeous illustration!!

justdoodleit said...

fantastic interpretation !

Paola said...

I think I would never be tired of admiring this illustration, Kathy!
I do love it! You are a master with color pencils!

Vincent Juanes said...

Oooooh! Fantastic dragon!!!!

denise said...

Wonderful pencil work, I love the fierceness of the dragon.

sketched out said...

Eeeeeeeyew!!! Fantastic!!! Love this dragon... and in your wonderful style, it really sings!!

Bella Sinclair said...

Absolutely amazing, Kathy!!! I love the dragon's deep eyes. Really incredible drawing. You wow me every time.

Sab said...

so lovely ! I like work with pencil too, sometimes ! It's so funny.

Jen said...

There are already a billion comments on here about how good this is, but I couldn't help but add another one because it really is that good. Your attention to detail is great, and the dragon is so well-imagined. Beautiful.

Brian Lue Sang said...

This is wonderful! A beautiful illustration, no doubt. It doesn't hurt that our newborn daughter's name is Layla as well. heh.

kslaughter said...

Breath-taking! That dragon looks like he's going to come right out of the picture ; )! Thanks so much for sharing---I'm inspired!

Edrian Thomidis said...

This is so beautiful! I love the dragon!

Emily said...

I had such a thing for dragons as a kid so I can say with absolute certainty that this one is a real cutie!

Eric Barclay said...

How come SHE gets to have a dragon? This is such a lovely illustration. The fabric of her tunic is just amazing. This needs to be on a book.

Vina Puspita said...

Very nice character! :D

sandra mucciardi said...

YOUR WORK IS UNBELIEVABLE!!! I LOVE IT..
I'M SO HAPPY YOU DROPPED BY!!!
YOU'RE EXTREMELY TALENTED!

Dot said...

I love the dragon. my son has a thing for dragons, so I'd better learn to draw them!

Francisco Martins said...

So beautiful...I love dragons!

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