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First Flight by RalphHorsley First Flight by RalphHorsley
First Flight

Wildborn Series.
©Ralph Horsley.

Acrylic, Approx 26.5" x 18.5"

Original artwork for sale: SOLD
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'The first wingbeat signals the start of life’s journey.'

Dragons are invariably shown as solitary and frequently engaged in combat, which is why I chose to paint a more intimate scne, but still one wrought with it's own drama and narratives.

The compositional structure is a strong triangular form, drawing the viewer to the parents head, accentuated by the positioning of the sun and rim light. Overlaid this is a sinuous 'S' which helps with creating energy and movement.
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:iconjames-dark-blue-wolf:
Whoa badass awesome!
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RalphHorsley Nov 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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:icondragoroku:
I would be honored if you would allow me to use this video in a non-profit video for the under appreciated and hardly shown caring side of Dragons. If you have any ?'s before proceeding then please don't hesitate to ask.
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ShadowSpyProductions Jun 19, 2013  Student Filmographer
That castle is done for.
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RalphHorsley Dec 19, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
yep.. a little bit ;)
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dy-hio-deviantart Jun 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I loved the colors, amazing quality.
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RalphHorsley Aug 8, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
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Keitsumah May 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Dat is a BIG dragon... and even the babies easilly outsize the castle...

makes me wonder how many babies are killed in legends and what would happen if one of the OLD dragons awoke...
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RalphHorsley May 23, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
quite...

Thanks :)
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