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Design inspired by reptilian scales - pencil, marker and acrylic painting was painted referencing a photo of the Arizona desert at 35000 fee (out an airplane window). Rendered here as a mirrored design to achieve the look of Dragon Scales.
While hiking in the remote Highlands of Scotland last Summer I was caught in a sudden downpour, I spied an out cropping of rock and ducked under it to wait out the passing storm. Unbeknownst to me I had happened upon a cave - the "side door" if you will of, a rare (thought to be mythical) Caledonian Dragon. The encounter proved to be near fatal, I dropped my camera at the mouth of the cave as I ran to hide in the wet bracken. After a time, I fearfully retrieved my camera. When I downloaded the images back at my lodging I discovered this picture of the dragon's hide. As the fell beast snorted his way back into his lair (after searching for and thankfully failing to find me in the rain), he must have bumped the camera and triggered the shutter. I suspect this is a shot of his that sweet spot right under his chin.