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Small Dragon Mask by merimask Small Dragon Mask by merimask
Now, I often make these small half-masks & sell them at my Etsy site. They are affordable and comfortable to wear...I've sold dozens of them.

I got the idea to do one as an Asian dragon, though, and I have to say I find it utterly adorable. It's so colorful and fun! I'll definitely be doing more of these.

I never save the pattern, though, because I like the challenge of drawing something directly on the leather every time (it keeps things fresh for me), so this little guy is one-of-a-kind.

I did him in blue and copper and gold over black...next time I want to make a green and purple and gold one. At the Chinese Lantern Festival in Toronto, I'm always struck by the brightly contrasting colors of Chinese dragons, so I guess I'm trying to capture that effect.

As always, you can purchase my work at my Etsy shop: [link]
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:iconcyborgagent017:
OOOO! I like him....
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SwirlyEyesHypnotize Feb 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Woah! That's an adorable dragon right there! ^^
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RyunoOhi Oct 4, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OMG, do waaaaant.....

..drools..

That is magnificent....
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arget-evarinya Jun 27, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
This little dragon is so beautiful!!! All of your work is amazing, I love it all!!! :hug:
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bear48 Jun 11, 2009  Professional
You do very fine work
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merimask Jun 11, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks very much. ^_^
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ficklegoddess Apr 15, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's really awesome! I love the color contrast and the smoothness of the black base.
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merimask Apr 22, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you! :-)
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SkyeTrinity Feb 13, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
He is great. It is cool to see both your large and smaller works. Oh, by the way, the key chain dragon and hair piece I bought my daughter for Christmas are holding up great and she really loves them!
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merimask Feb 15, 2009  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you. :-)

Hey cool, I'm glad you like your items. ^_^
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