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Great Book of Dragon Patterns 2nd Edn - Lora S Irish

Great Book of Dragon Patterns 2nd Edn

Paperback Published: 3rd March 2004
ISBN: 9781565232310
Number Of Pages: 188

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The 72 dragon patterns included in this guide cover all of the major types and traditions and can be used in a wide variety of media, including woodworking, quilting, painting, illustration, and computer graphics. 22 color photos. 89 line drawings. 12 color illustrations.

Introductionp. 1
Dragon Art or How do I use this book in my artwork?p. 3
Basic Dragon Traits or What does a dragon do when it's not fighting heroes?p. 11
General Description of the Breeds or Who's who in the dragon world?p. 17
Wormp. 17
Sea Serpentp. 18
Lindwormp. 18
Drakep. 19
Hydrap. 19
Winged Wormp. 20
Wyvernp. 20
Dragon or Western Dragonp. 21
Fairy Dragonp. 22
Fantasy Dragonp. 22
Oriental Dragons or Why do I need to count toes?p. 23
General Mythologyp. 24
Physical Attributesp. 24
Eastern or Westernp. 24
Species of Eastern Dragonp. 24
Eastern Dragon Patternsp. 25
Basic Anatomy or What's inside the dragon that lets it move?p. 27
Mammal-Styled Bodyp. 28
Reptile-Styled Bodiesp. 29
General Skeletal Structuresp. 30
Wing Structuresp. 33
Adding Ornamentation or How do I give a dragon a face lift?p. 35
The Dragon's Skullp. 35
Horns, Crests, Teeth and Morep. 37
Fire-Breathing Dragonsp. 39
Scale Work or How do I keep my dragon from looking like a fish?p. 43
Scaling, Feathers, Reptile Skin and Colored Patternsp. 43
Scale Grid Workp. 44
Creating Test Patterns or How many dragons can I make from one design?p. 49
Basic Dragon Patternp. 49
Sample Patternsp. 50
Dragon Lore or Who are the most famous dragons of all time?p. 53
Virgin Handsp. 53
Dracop. 54
Hercules and the Hydrap. 54
The Lambton Wormp. 55
The Chapel Roofp. 56
The Ladon Serpentp. 57
Siegfried, Regin and Fafnirp. 57
Beowulf and the Fire Dragonp. 58
St. George and the Dragonp. 58
The Yorkshire Dragonp. 60
Dragon Patternsp. 61
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ISBN: 9781565232310
ISBN-10: 1565232313
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 188
Published: 3rd March 2004
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.2 x 22.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.71
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised