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ravine. if the scales are black-stay back! by nebezial ravine. if the scales are black-stay back! by nebezial
even though the treaty that resulted with the blessing of corredan flame stopped the hunt of dragons for the purposes of harvesting their scales tellas and dragontears, there are those that are foolish enough to consider themselves slayers for hire.

nowadays tellas is harvested from naturally shed scales and it comes in different qualities depending on the number of times dragon had forged.

red tellas for instance signifies a seven times forged dragon. tricky part is that tellas' natural color doesn't always show, so it is often hard to distinguish a dragon's power.

some species use this as an intimidation element. rank two dragons with red scales usually live to see their future forgings.

so one might say there are no true rules for recognizing a dragon's rank...well...except for one.

one rule that stands above all.... if the scales are black, stay back.

see, younger dragons can emulate any scale color but black. that one is exclusive ownership of elder dragons- so in general, if the dragon is covered with black scales, you might want to consider whether you are exceedingly brave or merely suicidal
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deralexandreoliveira Featured By Owner 3 days ago
muito mas muito louco
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Reginacamargo Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Fantastic..AMaaazingggggg La la la la 
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Algido Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
AAAAbsoluuutely insane!!!
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ohmsett Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013
Fantastic texture.
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BorrZeeRokkr Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013
This is absolutely amazing in every means of it. The story behind the piece, the piece behind the story. This is the main reason I have now +watchd you.
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wortheins Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Amazing work, dragons are my favorite mythical creature and yours are in a class of their own
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BadassBandito Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013   Traditional Artist
Duuuuude... Amazing work. o__o
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Irfarious Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing. I love that "I'm too sexy for you" expression :D Do you use a separate brush for the scales? Or you draw them one by one?
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MojoLiazon Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Professional General Artist
Nice work. The story or info is interesting too.
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GBlade25 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
that too cool and aawesome !
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