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3D Dragon


About this design:

This dragon has taken YEARS to complete the pattern for, and it is most dificult to do when working witht eh smaller beads and such.
I started this pattern when I was 18 (am now 29) it wasnt perfected till I was 26. And this whole dragon theme I have is thanks to the woman who has made the biggest impact in my life...my mom, aka Dragon Lady of Clover Park Tech. School. She wanted a dragon, and I mde her the funniest looking one I ever mde, from that, the idea grew and grew, until...TA DA!!!

I used for this one, Pony Beads and 20g wire. He is 18" aprox. nose to tail tip. His wing span is 17" - 18". He has a forked tongue and four feet he stands on perfectly.
I have made ones as small as 4" out of seed beads, and one that was 8" out of 4mm stone round beads.
I do offer to people with a passion for the Dragon, an oppertunity to learn to make these, but it is hard to do, and I cant put instructions on here because 99% is in my head and only comes out when I work on them.
There are other patterns for the back, instead of a diamond there is an upside down "v" or stripes.
I hope all the dragon lovers out there enjoy

Components:

Beads, Wire

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  1. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    WOW! I cannot begin to imagine the hours of work you put into this amazing dragon! You must feel so proud to have finally completed it. It is amazing! I just saw that movie “How to Train a Dragon” Loved it! And I love your dragon, too!

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    BayLady says:

    Heyyy, I just showed this to my 10 y/o son. He thinks it’s very cool, and it should be a centerpiece on a table! Very Creative DM!! :-D

  3. Chickie Dragon Mamma
    Chickie Dragon Mamma says:

    Thank you
    @MTDesigns, yes it took many hours to design and get right, then they got easier to make and now can put together a 18″ dragon in about 4 hours if not interupted too much.
    @BayLady, I love to make the larger ones for children, they are always so fcinated by them. My daughter (2 yo) calls them her Rawrs.
    I do occasionally sell these to people who love dragons, but havent had a lot of customers because it is all word of mouth. anyone interested?

  4. grama rose aka stormy
    grama rose aka stormy says:

    who how did you do this! so amazing and what alot of work! just love it! My grandson is a big lover of dragons!

  5. karen blasdel
    karen blasdel says:

    Wow what a work of art!!!

  6. Green Eyed Lady Chick
    Green Eyed Lady Chick says:

    Wonderful!!! Very cool my nephews would love this!
    All your hard work payed off he’s great!

  7. Elaine aka Belly Chick
    Elaine aka Belly Chick says:

    Amazing!!! Great job! :-D

  8. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    This would go great in my school district. We are the Central Scarlet Dragons. The high school would love them, and the intermediate school just had a big “baby dragon” statue placed outside. If you send me some info perhaps I can get the word out for you.

  9. KittyMom Linda
    KittyMom Linda says:

    Are you into making bunches if the opportunity exists? How much do you want for a sample one to show?

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    Valley Girl says:

    Very cool dragon… Love it.

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    Faithful Chick aka Faith says:

    What a facinating project. You definitely have persistance to have worked so long to design the dragons. What an accomplishment. Must have been fun to work on also.

  12. Crazy Chick Frida
    Crazy Chick Frida says:

    Ohh soo cool! Way to go!

  13. Chickie Dragon Mamma
    Chickie Dragon Mamma says:

    @KittyMom Linda, please email me at c_d_shenck@yahoo.com to learn more about the dragons, a sample in he large size will be a $25 plus shiping…other than that I will send a long pictures of the smallest one to give you a perspective of size. Please let me know more in an email. thank you

  14. Vampire Chickie Ravin
    Vampire Chickie Ravin says:

    Okay….I’m floored! This is just an amazing piece of dragon art, I love dragons, I love this, I bow to your creative greatness. This dragon just flew right into my faves!

  15. Chickie Dragon Mamma
    Chickie Dragon Mamma says:

    I added a new pic. There is a pic of a “Baby” he is less than four inches long, nest to him is a quarter to show exactly the size comparison

  16. DragonDreams
    DragonDreams says:

    Would you consider selling the pattern, or maybe a video of you making one of these? I HAVE to have one of these. PLEASE. :) email me (dragon.dreamz@yahoo.com)

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