60 Photos - Sep 27, 2011
Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Spiders!Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Sneakin up on ya!Photo: Dragon's Breath...Photo: Kittie using dragon neck as a lookout...Photo: Dragons!Photo: Dragons of Winter Night...Photo: Horns look wicked!Photo: Dragon head UP...Photo: Dragon Head UP!Photo: Dragon head is UP! It's huge... Dropped a few times during lifting. I do not look forward to taking it down.Photo: And then there were wing... bones...Photo: Head is done....Photo: Eyes taped off, painted, and drying...Photo: Head almost finished painting...Photo: Dragon snout, rest of head in background.Photo: Tail starting to take shape. It's HUGE! =][=Photo: Dragon's Mouth... This is my first welding project. Apparently, you want much more precise cuts & bends than I accomplished. Tomorrow : grind and paint.Photo: Snout almost complrtely cut out. Bending pieces now. Need... more... tools... Like an anvil, for example.Photo: Snout/Fire NozzlePhoto: This gives a better sense of scale...Photo: The illusion of a curved neck, via tomato cages...Photo: Body starting to take shape.Photo: Legs taking shape...Photo: Body Frame (mostly) donePhoto: Left claw...Photo: Creature Feature taking shape...Photo: Legs for this year's creature feature.... MuahahPhoto: Well, at least it wasn't the dragon that failed in the storm...Photo: Jeania rockin out!Photo: Jeania and Early Jr with George the DragonPhoto: Now that almost nobody smokes, glow sticks have replaced lighters for paying homage to Free Bird.Photo: Bacon Basket....Photo: The cat is really going to miss the dragon. He's convinced I made it just for him...Photo: Meowrio riding on the dragon's shoulder.