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Black Dragon by BenWootten Black Dragon by BenWootten
This is an interior illustration for the Pathfinder Chronicles: Dragons Revisited (OGL), Paizo Publishing, LLC.

Great opportunity to have a bash at reimagining the core Dragons for the Paizo setting. I feel a great honor to have drawn creature that have been part of my mythology for 28 years now. Glee!!
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He looks more regal than his D&D counterpart.
Oh my god! I really love your art! :3
Atanvaron Jan 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Loved the proportions and anatomy

Synkerrogo Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been writing (not really a book but... sort of like... chapters i guess that, well, who knows) about two dragon huntresses that have been assigned to kill a huge black dragon (bare with me). I was looking on google for images to help me visualize my dragon and came across this and the flying version of this. I loved it, it is beautiful. I especially liked what you did with the wings (attached to the body all the way down to the tail) and his underbelly with those awesome scales and that violet/purple effect in the skin or membrane. I would humbly would request that i base my ideas for my dragon from this piece of art. He would be somewhat different to a degree such as the eyes... they would purple and larger, his head would be larger i proportion to his body and he would have four straight horns/spikes protruding from the back of his skull instead of curving and a few minor nit-picks i.e. larger jaw and what not. I don't want to cause any problems and restrain myself from using this if you wished.
 Thank you for your consideration
Its a amazing picture! Can I have your permission to draw it in pencil? 
BenWootten Sep 24, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
For sure, I am flattered you ask:)
Your more than welcome! I'm excited to draw such a beautiful creature :)
I can't believe I finally found the original artist for this. I'm not a Pathfinder person, don't even know what it is, but I've seen this image throughout the internet, especially around google images, and this is without a doubt the sexiest dragon I've EVER seen. Your work is absolutely fantastic and this might get me into Pathfinder now're amazing.
BenWootten Aug 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I am really flattered by your comments, and I am excited that you know this from outside of Pathfinder, nice to know it is out there terrorizing the net:) pathfinder is awesome, Paizo make a great game:)
R3aperWolf Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can't remember where I've seen this before, but this is awesome.
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