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Nite Pyir by Phoenix-Lord Nite Pyir by Phoenix-Lord
Yei-la, known as Nite Pyir by the Humans, was born of two diffrent bloods and cultures. Her father was Alimar, a violent fire breathing Dragon Prince from the West. Her mother, Miria, was a mist breathing dragoness of the East, a Princess of her kind. Alimar had come to Miria's father, Lord of the East Dragons, asking for her golden claw in mariage. He said that her beauty had put out the evil fire that once burned in his belly.

The Lord of the East Dragons did not believe nor trust Alimar and forbid it. Enraged Alimar stole Miria, dragged her to his castle in the West. A War broke out between the great Serpents of both lands. In the end the dragons of East, although peaceful protectors by nature, destroyed the fire breathers. Which is why Dragons fell out of Western culture.

Miria was rescued, but was already heavy with child. Yei-la was born in a peacful grove and was taught the ways of the Eastern Dragons. However Yei-la's dark skin, skeletal wings, and glowing red eyes frightened the Humans she desperately wanted to protect. Bitter that the Human's she loved feared and hated her for her scales she turned on them, lighting up the night with her firey wrath.

Miria pleaded with her daughter to stop. However Yie-la simply cried out that she could not protect a people who could not stand to look at her. Not wishing to have to destroy his own Grand daughter the Lord of Dragons decreed that the humans were no longer fit to view Dragons. In secret the Lord of the Dragons went to the Emperor and told him why they would no longer see Dragons, but to know that they still did watch over them.

Yei-la now only comes out at night when her black scales blend into the night sky and watches over all who sleep.



ART NOTE: This is my first digital painting that does not have a counterpart in the real world. No sketches on paper, just sketched right into the computer.
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:iconinvadergore:
InvaderGore Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Tight!
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Alimar Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Is Alimar me? LOL
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2007
:giggle:
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Alimar Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2007  Hobbyist Writer
Yup. ^_^
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Katied2 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wonderful painting, great job on your firts digital only painting!!! Lovely story as well, gives the picture more meaning. :clap:
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2006
Purrrr....thank you!!
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Trecman Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2006
Hiya Lauren, really wonderful work... A :star: F :star: A :star: V :star: E :star:

Hope you're doing well... :)

:hug: ssssssss..........
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2006
<;Purrrrr!> I am doing well! I'm very, very, busy. But I like it that way. I'm also going to try my hand at sculpting. I just got into another gallery, sold three works to Singapore, have and art show tommorow, and I'm being commisioned by Physical therapy place to do some anatomical paintings!
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:icontrecman:
Trecman Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2006
Wow, that's great news... Congrats on all of your triumphs!
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CrymsonNyght Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2006
Gorgeous work! :clap:
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2006
THank you!!
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:iconearthgoddess:
EarthGoddess Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2006
Great work :hug:
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2006
Thank you!
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:iconearthgoddess:
EarthGoddess Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2006
Your very welcome :hug:
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:icontrecman:
Trecman Featured By Owner May 6, 2006
Very well done... Looks great! :)
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 6, 2006
Thanks! Now I exspect more dragons out of you!!
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ZebraRaine Featured By Owner May 5, 2006
Wow! I love the pose!
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 5, 2006
Thank you!
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GraveUnicorn Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
ooo love the colors
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
Thank you!
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sharem Featured By Owner May 1, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love her wings! And with this being a completely digital painting, I am amazed...you are really good...:)
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
<Blush> Thank you!
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sharem Featured By Owner May 2, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome...:hug:
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Ravens-Eye-Studio Featured By Owner May 1, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
A very nice digital painting...especially for the first one. i like the glowing red eyes that are so subtle...the placement of them, in the center, is very cool. The bright red of the wings is shocking and eyecatching...Nice work!
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Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 1, 2006
THank you! I had lots of fun with it. Although I should have spent more time on the background. I'm sooooo lazy!!
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Ravens-Eye-Studio Featured By Owner May 2, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
i prefer to call in impatient
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:iconphoenix-lord:
Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner May 2, 2006
call it what you will....the results are the same.
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GreenChikin Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2006   Traditional Artist
The coloring on this is amazing! The shading and highlighting is perfect and all the colors really look great together. The muscles on the arms and the bones on the wings are particularly well done!
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Phoenix-Lord Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2006
Thank you!! I had fun!
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