Paint Your Dragon

I spent yesterday putting on layers of paint — a flat gold and an iridescent pearl – to get Aurora the Seeing-Eye Dragon’s spikes to match her skin.

Aurora's painted spikes

She then wanted a pedicure.

Dragon toes

So here she is almost at full size:

I spent today constructing the wings.  They started out like this:

And after wrestling with wire, threads, batting and beads wound up like this:

She now stands at 16″ tall and 38″ long.   That tail will be curled up a bit around her blind partner, Iris.  I’ll begin constructing her next.

Please read the previous posts to find out more about the Seeing-Eye Dragon I am making for A Somewhat Secret Place: Disability and Art

 

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