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Dragon University by kawaiihannah Dragon University by kawaiihannah
Fiiinally done. I started this back in March, but I've only been able to work on it in small bursts.

The idea for this piece stemmed from a dragon description generated at Seventh Sanctum [link], which was centered around a green dragon, who liked to help non-draconic races and had a hoard made of historical documents/maps. So of course, he had to be a university teacher <w<

I'm still not sure how he'll manage to give that scroll to her. Or did she somehow give it to him? XD

Edit // Wow, thanks for the DD!! ^^ <3 <3
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Given 2013-05-25
~kawaiihannah creates a fascinating and unique universe in Dragon University! With its magical atmosphere and boundless imagination, this dazzling piece will leave you lost for words!
Also suggested by *Yenni-Vu ( Suggested by uchuubranko and Featured by rydi1689 )
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Letdragon Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
Now that's a university I'd have been happy to attend! Beautiful, wondrous and stunning work here. :)
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:iconpianolady32:
pianolady32 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Cool! I love the vibrant colors and the details.
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:iconchaoticartcrazy:
ChaoticArtCrazy Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This is absolutely amazing! On top of being unbelievably cute, it's a really creative and fascinating premise! I'd love to read a story about this!
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OginZ Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
Awesome work! :love:
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Silver-Aeska Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014
This is amazing. Love 
I can imagine the boy in the back corner being Jack (from the beanstalk story) and the girl being Rapunzel. As if this is where all storybook characters went before the big event that got them into the books.

I don't know about that blue raccoon in the corner though. :D (Big Grin) 
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Nso32 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so nice!
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HOLLYRC Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2014
I love dragons so this piece among some of your other work is my favorite. The color is amazing!  
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:iconlonelynightrain:
lonelynightrain Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
How lovely and so enchanting!
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Speedforce1 Featured By Owner May 14, 2014
Friendly dragons are my favorite dragons.
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:iconyuzurie:
Yuzurie Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
W...Woow....!!! It's really making people speechless. The background detail, characters, that warm atmosphere and of course the dragon ><
Congrats on the DD Clap 
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FoiledMuse Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful. It makes me ache to explore that world. 
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Daylijah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
This looks totally amazing :iconinuloveplz: !!
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
Aww, thank you! ^0^ <3 <3
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Daylijah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
You're totally welcome :hug: :D !! I wish I could draw so detailed, but I am too lazy :iconmiseryplz: and not really good at details xD *sniff*.
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
I'm sure you'll do well! ^^ You already have a lovely gallery and your chibis are so cute ^0^ <3 <3

The way I normally approach something detailed is to do it over a period of time - digital painting is quite useful, because lots of details are implied and not fully rendered. It makes it look more detailed than it really is, if that makes sense XD
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Daylijah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
WoW thank you soooo much for the encouragement and tips :love: !! I am currently looking for tutorials/books on digital painting, but I haven't really found anything that covers the basics and advanced things. I'd be really grateful, if you have any recommendations in that direction :heart: :D ! I am also always looking for new drawing programs to try out. I tried SAI, MS5 (the one I am currently working with) and PS (I am no good at it xD) and soon I want to try ArtRage and I'd really love to give Painter X3 a shot :D .
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tasha9909 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
Gosh, were to start.
The art is so detailed and there is such a mystical and fantasy feel to it that just make me want to know more about the world in general and  I find it just an awe inspiring piece of art and I LOVE IT!!!!!!
Love :happybounce: I think I've fainted.  
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kawaiihannah Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2013
Aww, thank you so much! ^^ <3 <3
I have another picture I've just started that exists in the same universe, so hopefully I can get that finished sometime soon XD I love fantasy themes~ ;w;
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LunaChiii Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013
wow!
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Twildy Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Ow :O i can't speak... that's awesome ! Colours, details....
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:icondragonscholar:
DragonScholar Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
This makes me want to read the backstory
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:icontwistedaffection:
TwistedAffection Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is absolutely beautiful! Fantastic work, as always.
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Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice
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:iconakivaraprime:
AkivaraPrime Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
Inspiring! :3
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:iconwherethesunsets:
WhereTheSunSets Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2013
splendid! i wish i could be there ~
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:iconko-yuki-chan:
ko-yuki-chan Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
in your tutorial (in website) how did you do a perspective ray ?
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:iconvampiichan:
vampiichan Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013
Beautiful :D
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013
Beautiful work! Congratulations on the DD! :iconflowerheartplz:
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:iconallyuzumaki:
allyuzumaki Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thats awesome your work in the dragon
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Sorain26 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Student General Artist
I absolutely fell in love with this piece, the fantasy theme is boundless and the ever so helpful dragon...who is wearing glasses just tugs at my heartstrings X3.
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KlarkKentThe3rd Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Just when I thought "this should be a daily deviation", I saw that it is.
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:iconselmarkai:
Selmarkai Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely!
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:icondanimiruku:
DaniMiruku Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOW! Amazing!
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Serpenttine96 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
I love the dragon I wish I could draw like that :)
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Thank you =^^= I wasn't too sure on the dragon anatomy, but I approached it a little like a lizard, I think that helped a bit :D
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StaciNadia Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
This is SO amazing! The dragon is a gorgeous shade of green, the background is lovely, and that girl has such pretty hair! I would love to go to this school! :heart:
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kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Aww, thank you so much! ^^ <3 <3 I'd love to go there too, every day would be interesting *w*
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DetectiveRoboMonkey Featured By Owner May 27, 2013  Student Writer
Spikey grew up.
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
I'm not sure who Spikey is? o.o
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DetectiveRoboMonkey Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Student Writer
Spike is a young dragon from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. He's mostly purple, but maybe dragon's colors can change as they get older? I dunno.
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Dragon-hime Featured By Owner May 27, 2013
Beautiful!!!
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Thanks ^^ <3 <3
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Dragon-hime Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
You're welcome! Your work is wonderful!
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:iconcrins:
CRINS Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist
This looks like a place from Final Fantasy 8.
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Lol, my siblings love FF, but I haven't really seen FF8 D: I love their overall settings though ^^
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:iconcrins:
CRINS Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013  Hobbyist
FF8 is simply a romantic love story. I love it. lol
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CartoonCaster21 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's amazing and beautiful. The colours're very vibrant and glow. The characters present give a sense a the atmosphere which appears calming and gives off a magical appearance that everyone craves for. Really breathtaking art here :)
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:iconkawaiihannah:
kawaiihannah Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
Thank you so much~ ^^ <3 <3 I really wanted something magical, creating a world within a picture, if that makes sense :D
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:iconcartooncaster21:
CartoonCaster21 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That does make sense, and I understand :) Very creative ^^
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AnnaLena250199 Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Congratulations on the Daily Deviation! :squee:
You deserved it :love:
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