Dragon from Tales of Earthsea

Discussion in 'Anime, Cartoons, Figurines & Paperdolls' started by laruru, Oct 26, 2007.

  1. laruru

    laruru New Member

    I've just finished my sitting dragon project.
    a real reward to see it sitting in my cupboard. I put a couple photos in my gallery, but hey, let's put some more here.

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    I tried make it more polished with clear spray-can paint, but does it seemed it lacks of gleam? Do you think I should spray some more?
  2. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    That looks fantastic!! As it is too.

    Where can one get that model??
  3. bill516

    bill516 Member

    Thats awesome with a capital AWE. Come on own up where can you get one

  4. laruru

    laruru New Member

  5. Lex

    Lex Dollmaker

    I've never seen a paper dragon as cool as that one!!! Nice build!!
  6. laruru

    laruru New Member

    Where were my manners! I forgot to say thank you!

    Thank you, skupilkinson, bill516, and lex.
    I still am awed by the dragon. Two weeks' worth project.
    This ear-to-ear grin I'm having won't be gone for days.
  7. Master-Bruce

    Master-Bruce Active Member

    I understand. It's both a great model and superb build. Off to check my messages. ;)
  8. dansls1

    dansls1 Member

    Great job - looks good, and personally I wouldn't try to go shinier.
  9. Amazyah

    Amazyah Senior Member

    I couldn't agree more!
    I think you have done a fantastic job, and you should leave it just the way it is!:cool:

    You are the creator so you do whatever you want to with it until your satisfied. That's the most important part of the hobby! You yourself must be satisfied and happy with it.:mrgreen:

    In my opinion, if you tried to make it shinier, it could tend to distract the observer. As it is, I think, it's just right.

    Great job!:thumb:

  10. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Guest

    Like it as is! Great job :)
  11. gippolot

    gippolot Member

    Really attractive model. And a build that does it justice. :thumb::thumb::thumb:

  12. laruru

    laruru New Member

    Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! and Thank you!
    It's been an awesome crafting process. And couldn't have done it without the help of a brave soul who made the dragon before I did.

    I've seen more amazing works in the forum's pictures gallery. I still need a lot of things to learn and catch up.

    I've decided to take the advice. I let the dragon be.

    I'm thinking of making the second dragon (flying type). but I'm still having euphoria. I'll cool myself down for a bit before deciding what to build.
  13. paperbeam

    paperbeam Member

    Hi Muriel!


    The dragon appears to be a pretty tricky build and you certainly did it justice - looks outstanding!:cool:


    Ping-Pong Ball Cannon and N/Z scale Old West paper models (free samples) at: paperbeam - virtual paper models
  14. elf

    elf Member


    that is impressive ...my father has a thing for dragons so i try to keep an eye out for different ones that i could make him
  15. Mark_1984

    Mark_1984 Guest

    Congratulations - a well deserved POTW
  16. laruru

    laruru New Member

    A great honour for me.
    As I said before, I'm still new, there are a lot of things I need to learn.
    Thanks for picking the dragon as POTW.
    Now I got one more reason to keep my euphoria-ness for another week.:lol:
  17. kamio

    kamio New Member

    wow, lol , laruru dragon choosen as POTW ^o^
    congratz..... ^^
  18. stagecoach

    stagecoach Member

    i seen this model on a japanese site.

    They were selling it for a lot of money.
    I then found it on a site that someone scanned all the pages of the book and posted it as a free model on the internet.
    Isn't that called pirateing? :cry:


  19. cdavenport

    cdavenport Member

    Glue² chronicle - Introduce the interesting goods

    Gol to this url. It's from the Glue2 website. I ordered one and you have to go through Amazon Japan. But, there is a English button that you can use to help with the ordering.

    I have forgotten the price, but it wasn't too extravagant considering the price of gas and milk these days!

    I haven't built mine and probably won't for years to come (!), but the quality is typically Japanese...just the best you could hope for.

  20. bill516

    bill516 Member

    There is also this site Gedo Senki Paper Craft Book

    takes you right to the item it will give you different currencies and postal rate. I've ordered mine now I'm waiting to pay for it. Nice change not grabbing your money up front before they process your order.


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