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Day of Judgement by TheGuardianDragon Day of Judgement by TheGuardianDragon
EDIT: Ok, so, because people keep mentioning this "Malefor" character, let me just make this clear- not every dragon who's purple and huge is Malefor (or Barney, for that matter. Barney's also purple).

I apologize for being a bit nippy about this- I've just seen comments like that on not only my work but other people's, and I'd like to remind everyone that unless the artist specifically says that it is FANART or referenced, it is NOT a replication of an already existing character. I can appreciate that sometimes a painting can remind a person of a character they've seen before -which is totally fine-, but it can be disrespectful to the artist who worked so hard to paint it if they're told every 5 minutes that, "You just painted ____" or "That's totally ____" (again, unless it's fanart- then go right ahead!). I'm not saying any of you guys have meant it as an accusatory statement, but...I personally just would rather the artwork itself be commented on, since it by itself in an individual piece of work and NOT meant to relate to any other existing dragon design. =/

Anywho, onto the REAL description....
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"And so the Day shall come,
On Great Wings Judgement Shall Fly
Down upon the Sinned and the Wicked,
Destroying all in Its Path."

Um, yeah, I really wouldn't want to be one of those villagers...just sayin'.

YAY done! And it's a dragon! And it's freaking 3:22 in the morning. @_@

Anyone remember this old scrap from FEBRUARY 2009?
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Yeah, I finally finished it. =D

This is the dragon in my novel, whose name shall not be mentioned as I know there are little thieves running about on dA -_- (also, apologies for the ugly watermark, but this IS a copyrighted piece, and there was another recent incident of theft, so...can't be too prepared!) Some of the detail written about also was not added, as, again, I don't want the true design taken.

Oh, and wonderful news on my part- I HAVE A TABLET. YAY. Although I'm not entirely sure how to use it. Currently using my mouse as a crutch because I haven't yet fully switched over and learned what is what....>_> I'm a bit of a fail as an artist...

Done on Photoshop CS3 with Vistablet- and my handy-dandy mouse.
Hours: 42
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:icondraconiahydra:
DraconiaHydra Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Badass dragon!! Seriously :) Nicely done ^^
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:iconburningrage8-13:
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Brilliant!!!Clap 
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:iconpegasusfantasy2000:
PegasusFantasy2000 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
That's one freaking big dragon...

I'd hate to be someone in that village. D:
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:iconligarththedragon:
Ligarththedragon Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Uug, I know how you feel when people say that something you've drawn looks like someone from a book/movie ect. I have a dragon character and people sometimes think he's to do with the Spyro fandon :stare:
Nice drawing though, I feel sorry for the poor dudes in that village D:
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:icontwinkiedragon:
twinkiedragon Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012
Awesome colors.
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:iconmonchiken:
monchiken Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG, it took 42 hours for you to make it? you did really great :D !!
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:iconmiss-ducky:
miss-ducky Featured By Owner May 25, 2011
Oh man, the scale on that village compared to the dragon makes it really scary. Also, once I get over how fantastic the dragon looks I realize I love the lighting on the little huts in the village too, so pretty!
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realflow001 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2011
JEEEZ!! that Dragon is HUGE!! i wouldn't want to see that when i walked outside! i would crap my pants if i saw that! i like the purple by the way
"even though (purple) isn't my favorite color" but still awesome and "HUGE!" so cool!!!!!111!!!1111one!1 :D
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:icondrakerake:
drakerake Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011
That's pretty awesome. I want a tablet...its too hard to draw straight on the comp..how do people do that, lol.
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:icontheguardiandragon:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2011
XD I wish I knew. When I use my mouse, I believe I spend more time erasing and undoing lines than actually drawing them!
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:iconmurdokdracul:
murdokdracul Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Professional Writer
I know of Malefor, and I'm a fan of the Spyro series, but it annoys me how EVERYone on Deviant Art seems to be obsessed with it. I didn't think anything of Malefor when I looked at this.

Actually, my first thought was: 'Nidoking' :P

This is awesome, by the way
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:icontheguardiandragon:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011
Hahaha, wow, Nidoking. XD I'll give that one a thumbs-up! And thank you. ^_^
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:iconsilentsinging:
silentsinging Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011
your not a fail, your some kind of artist NINJA! Its freaking amazing!
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:iconember-eyes:
Ember-Eyes Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Dude, this should so have way more comments and faves!! This is amazing. That dragon's wicked expression is...well, wicked! :D The dramatic lighting, the details...everything in this piece is brilliant. Great work. :thumbsup:
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:icontheguardiandragon:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
Wow, thank you very much! ^.^
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:iconember-eyes:
Ember-Eyes Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Sure thing. :)
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:icondragonepic94:
DragonEpic94 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2011
Malefor he's gonna destroyed the world and judgement that was my idea for malefor's next move to destroy everything
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:icontigerdancer:
Tigerdancer Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011  Student General Artist
Amazing, great work!
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:iconspicybleachedhead:
SpicyBleachedHead Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011  Student
That's one bad ass dragon... hugeness is not fit to describe it, it surpasses that.
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:iconfairiechick:
FairieChick Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
And the day of jugdement while be brought py Spyro!
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:iconandromedamaritimus:
AndromedaMaritimus Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
Beautiful!
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:iconsegura2112:
segura2112 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Student Digital Artist
A bit of a fail?!?! I don't think so. great piece, and keep the great work. Thank You
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Order and Chaos are the left and right hands of God.
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:iconmeeche-max:
Meeche-Max Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
man at the Village: HEY!!! That doesn't look like Shenron... lol nice work!
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:iconholycross9:
HolyCross9 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
He reminds me of Malefor.
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:iconfrogore:
Frogore Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
Somethings just so dam pleasing about those scales.
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:icontheguardiandragon:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011
I'm glad to hear- they took FOREVER. :faint:
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:icontndrhrtd37:
tndrhrtd37 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
Fantastic work...
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:iconwildfire66:
Wildfire66 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
Awesome looking and beautifully detailed pictur...and iam loving the look of that dragon especially :D
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:icondragonathedragoness:
DragonaTheDragoness Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011   General Artist
Whoa! Amazing details! I love the horns on his head, so stunning! <3
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:iconmoonrisepower:
Moonrisepower Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg. :faint: This is AMAZING!
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:icondespairedpheonix:
DespairedPheonix Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
WOAHHHHH AWESOME JOB!!! :)
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:iconhpluvr97:
hpluvr97 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011   Digital Artist
I don't want to be one of them villagers either. XD
This is one of those stare for five minutes, read the notes, stare for another five minutes, comment, fave, stare again. XD Great job!!

And gratz on getting your tablet!! Took me a long time to swap over to mine as well... I unplugged my mouse and hid it in my closet except for gaming so I'd HAVE to use my tablet. 'xD Worked.
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:icontheguardiandragon:
TheGuardianDragon Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
Hahah that's a great idea. Might just follow in your footsteps!XD
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:icondarklewa:
DARKLEWA Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
WOW! Looks great! Especially the effects! ;)
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:icondamklavash:
Damklavash Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011
Grimdark Spyro the dragon?
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:iconmishranna:
Mishranna Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That is one big nasty looking purple drago.
LOL Malefor. :)
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