Game of Thrones Quilling Sigil House Targaryen by Aimie Holdorf

I’m so happy HBO’s Game of Thrones is back, and I came across an amazingly talented artist I just couldn’t wait to share to celebrate the series!  So first up, here is Game of Thrones Quilling Sigil House Targaryen by American artisan Aimie Holdorf, posting as Wholedwarf. As the artist herself explains: Quilling … is done by taking thin…

A Heart of a Dragon by Pauliina Hannuniemi

I apologize for being away, but I found the perfect art to bring me back today.  This is A Heart of a Dragon by Finnish professional artist Pauliina Hannuniemi, posting as pettryb.  I believe the girl in this piece is there to heal the dragon’s heart — and I’ve been working on my own healing these…

Hour of Destruction by Sandara

I know I’m late posting my AtoZ “X” post, but I haven’t been in the right headspace the last few weeks to get that series done, apologies my friends.  In fact, today’s art, called Hour of Destruction by one of my all-time favorites, Singaporean professional artist Sandara, basically sums up my mood of late.  This…

AtoZ 2017: W is for Willow

W is for Willow As I inch toward the finish line of my 2017 AtoZ Challenge series, Dragons in Our Fandoms, this time let’s look at a dragon from the modern classic fantasy movie Willow. Above is the official Tonka action figure (which I’ll talk about more in a moment) of the dreaded Eborsisk dragon from the movie, since there aren’t…

AtoZ 2017: V is for the Volsunga Saga

V is for the Volsunga Saga Moving (slowly but surely) right along in my 2017 AtoZ Challenge, we’ll examine another story from ancient mythology — this time travelling to Scandinavia, to examine the legendary 12th-13th century Norse prose poem that includes the slaying of the dragon Fafnir by the hero Sigurd in the Volsunga Saga. The full Volsungs Saga has been translated…

AtoZ 2017: U is for Ultima

U is for Ultima Apologies for the delay, but up next in my 2017 AtoZ Challenge, let’s take a look at the dragons in another video game franchise I sadly never had the opportunity to play — the classic series called Ultima, and it’s MMORPG successor, Ultima Online. Above is the original box art from Ultima I created by Denis Loubat and found at the…