The Paper Mache Smaug

Dan Reeder has done it again. He’s created a paper mache version of Smaug the Terrible, and he’s videoed every step of the process. Watch: Uploaded by GourmetPaperMache May 8, 2016. More details here.

Junkyard Dragons

On April 13, 2015, I found a marvelous Steampunk Dragon which I posted about with additional photos here. Today one of my website visitors, Carl, was kind enough to let me know about these scrap metal dragons made in Thailand, remarkably similar to the Steampunk Dragon. So it seems that the Steampunk Dragon may have […]

How to Make Paper Mache Dragons

Dan Reed is a Seattle, Washington-based artist who specializes in paper mache. Have a look at his dragons: April 22, 2014 May 29, 2011 September 23, 2014

Hunting for Dragon Stones

Mount Pilatus, overlooking Lake Lucerne in Switzerland, has another name: Dragon Mountain. Why? Because dragons were sighted there during the 15th century. Or so it was alleged. The local hotels have capitalized on the legend, inviting visitors to see the cave where the creatures were said to dwell. In 2011, Tobias Straker of Swissfilmmakers produced […]

The Magnificent Dragon Gate

One of the benefits of Facebook is learning from friends who share similar interests. Recently one shared a photo of this exquisite Dragon Gate of Harlech House in Dublin. For details and more gorgeous pictures of the gate, see this article by “Pinar”, “Mythical Dragon Gate Protects Home.”

Dragon on the Beach

What better way to promote a show with dragons? Place a dragon skull on a beach called Charmouth, on England’s Jurassic Coast, where numerous prehistoric fossils have been found. Details here and here. It took a reported six weeks for Blinkbox to make the 40-foot model and transport it to the beach. Here’s their “making […]

Reversal of the Heart — and Beyond

Reversal of the Heart is Carolyn Chrisman’s senior thesis film at USC, completed in 2011 after two years of production. This magnificent work of art was accomplished using Flash, After Effects and Photoshop. The story was done completely in pantomime–no dialogue, no song-and-dance routines, no butt jokes. How can such a thing be possible? See […]