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George Evangelista
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
Current Residence: Melbourne
Favourite style of art: Fantasy/Sci Fi themed art
The Book of the Dragon:…

was my very first Art Book but not really officially owned. It was around the mid 90s and I was in Year 8 high school, I came into class early, went to take a seat and noticed this book under the table. Flicking quick
ly through it before class started was a jaw dropping experience. It introduced me to Ciruelos' work and to this day in my opinion still one of the best dragon artist of all time. 
I really wanted the book and announced to the whole class room if it belonged to any of them. None of them owned up to it nor were they interested. That's about how far I took it in terms of justifying that this book was going home with me. I knew it was wrong for me to take it but back then it felt like it was left there for me to get inspired.

I think this is when my love of dragons grew and also, this book ignited my passion to develop my skills in drawing the blurry images that were being created inside my head. Prior to this I was more drawing from observation and really relied what was in front of my eyes and ignoring the powers of imagination.

If any was there any early books that first inspired you to begin your epic journey in becoming an artist?

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AndronicusVII Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Happy birthday!
mackie85 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy Birthday!
DiamondheadMan Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy Birthday!
royal-tarts Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday :hug: You'll have a day filled with joy and fun!!
DarkDragon247 Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy B-Day! :squee:  Enjoy it! :dance:

Herzlichen Glückwunsch zum Geburtstag! :squee:  Genieß ihn! :dance:
BlackDonner Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
For he's a jolly good fellow... For he's a jolly good fellow...
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kuroro8675 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Happybirth day!!!!!
DanGref Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I give you a Llama! Cause why shouldn't I?
Llamas are awesome, so don't ask my "why?"
My watchword is simple - Make Peace, Love & Art!
That's what I wish you from depths of my heart!
Because of your arts which I've just seen,
I sent rhyming greetings - you see it on screen.
Warm greetings from Poland, where dragons still live;
You can find them too, if you'll just believe!
Moonlitfox Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I gotta say, your gallery is so amazing! My mind is blown. I was just doing a quick check through some group messages before I got to work on some commissions and I found your Hiccup and Toothless picture. Holy F@$# I'm just...amazed and inspired. I'm so much more motivated to practice and improve my own art. Thank you for your amazing art. :icondragontail2plz:
vshen Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so very much for noticing my art and and I thank you for your time in visiting and your very kind words.  I honestly appreciate it :) I wish you well in your practise and never stop practising specially through the difficult times. It will be worth it in the end if you persevere :)
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