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Free At Last by Araless Free At Last by Araless
Something I desperately wanted to finish before starting my commission queue. I'm glad I was able to submit something personal, since my recent submissions all belong to other people and I couldn't find the time to work on my own characters. It's been awhile since I last drew something so detailed. It's also the last picture of Tiamat in her older form. (Yes, I changed her again!) But don't worry, I won't change too much. Just getting rid of all of her feathers. ALL feathers. I grew tired of this concept and she was never supposed to have feathers to begin with. Back then I wasn't able to draw her old wings right, that's when I decided to use feathers instead. Now I found something that suits her better.

I'll edit this tomorrow. It's terribly late right now and I probably wrote a lot of bullshit in my recent condition. XD
Also... I need a new wrist.

Last but not least a super big THANK YOU to Felina-Colibra who was helping me and cheering me up all the time while I was working on this. There were several moments I almost lost my nerves and had the greatest desire to throw my graphic tablet right out of the window!

And thanks to everyone who supported me over the last time. I never thought people here would miss me so much! I'm glad to be back!! Love you guys.

Yours truly,
~Ara
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Nachiii Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is awesome. Such an attention to detail and yet the atmosphere of the picture i not lost in it and the depth is gorgeous, too!
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SF01 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014
Vertebrates are tetrapods, not hexapods.
The wings are nothing else than transformed upper limbs due to evolution, not an additional 3rd pair of limbs.
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Araless Featured By Owner Edited Sep 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You are a real genious, aren't you? ;)
Honestly you deserve a medal for your brilliance.
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Shadestream148 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  New member Student General Artist
yay
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ShironeYuki Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gorgeous.
You've got my breath taken away.
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ElZahir1989 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
As graceful as a cat :3
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AguaRush11 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
such gorgeous detail! shading and lighting. This is incredible! I love the expression and pose! wonderfully soft feathers and the scales are gorgeously defined. You can feel all the textures here! <3 agh to be a dragon and take off into flight <3 perfect. 
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lichobaz Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
First thing, that came to my mind: So fresh air! :D
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Soulfoxii Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Hobbyist
Wow, sie ist so wunderschön ♥

Das gesamte Bild ist einfach perfekt im Einklang.
Die Farben, die Dynamik, diese Brise Wind und die Frische sind überwältigend.
Es wirkt einfach so lebendig! Als würde sie jeden Moment die Flügel ausbreiten und mit dem herrlichen Wind hinfort fliegen.
Und dann mal wieder diese Liebe zum Detail ♥
Von den wunderschönen flausche Federn bis hin zu den starken Schwingen!
Das Bild im Allgemeinen wirkt so sanft und dynamisch.. es vermittelt einfach nur Freiheit ♥
Ein wunder-wunder-wunderschönes Bild mal wieder von dir :*
Ich bin schon echt gespannt darauf, wie sie ausschauen wird ohne Federn ;D

Liebe Grüße~
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Araless Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Vielen Dank für's Kommi ^^
Freut mich, dass es dir gefällt!
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