Deviant Login Shop  Join deviantART for FREE Take the Tour
×
  • Canvas
  • Photo
Download JPG 750 × 1061



Details

Submitted on
September 23, 2005
Image Size
393 KB
Resolution
750×1061
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
81,943
Favourites
4,172 (who?)
Comments
429
Downloads
13,871
×
The Dwellers of the Red Forest by kerembeyit The Dwellers of the Red Forest by kerembeyit
This is my latest piece that I've made for The Catalogue Of Fantastic Literature by Phoenix Publishing.
There's a short story in the it which is written by S. Erdem Türközü. The illustration is about that story.

The story is about a clumsy dragon who likes to read a lot but always gets so excited in the end of the stories and accidently burns the books. "What on earth a dragon likes to read about?" you may ask..Well, he usually reads about his profession which are:
"A Guide to Avoid Stubborn Knights", "Princesses Kidnapping" and stuff like that :)

Anyhow, he finds the solution in the town nearby by kidnapping a girl and making her read the stories for himself.
Then, they become friends.. Then.. Well, I probably shouldn't tell the rest of the story.

Enjoy :)

PS7 with Intuos2 (30 Hours)
Add a Comment:
 
:iconcrimson-dragon-king:
Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice Job! :)
Reply
:iconazzacanth:
azzacanth Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist
as long as he doesn't get excited and accidentally burn his reader... I doubt she'd appreciate that
Reply
:iconkittengrl39:
Kittengrl39 Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2011
This is great! I've actually had that idea myself - big, scary creature loves to read but keeps damaging the books, so he gets someone to read for him. It's great to know that other people think the same.
Reply
:iconbenman888:
BenMan888 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2011
very, very nice picture
I'm thinking of using the idea of the dragon in a story I am doing in my school. Do I have permission to do so?
Reply
:iconqatheauthoress:
QAtheAuthoress Featured By Owner May 31, 2011  Student Artisan Crafter
Reminds me of the 'Dragonheart' series for some reason.
Reply
:iconhatiskoll24:
HatiSkoll24 Featured By Owner May 9, 2011
not to alarm you but i think someone may have stolen this picture. i recognized it immediately from a book i have "the secret history of dragons" by J. Renison. other than small changes like the dragon being flipped to look the other way and the scenery, its an EXACT copy. i actually got the book out to compare. Im sorry if this ends up being nothing but i just wanted to be sure you knew.
Reply
:icongreenigon:
Greenigon Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2011
A amazing evening scene !
Reply
:iconhannahwho:
HannahWho Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
Wish I had a dragon to read with.
The dragon is awesome.
Reply
:icontygerson:
Tygerson Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010
Just lovely!
Reply
:iconcowgirl-hank:
Cowgirl-Hank Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2010
He is beautiful.......:faint:
Reply
Add a Comment: