“Today, in our field, there is so much talent and recognition that we are reaching a saturation point. An artist should no longer strive only for breathtaking craftsmanship; he should, instead, try to help us live better, either by dressing the wounds that are constantly being opened by society, or by offering solutions to get us out of the mess we’re in…But it’s going to be difficult and we have a lot of work to do.” - Jean 'Moebius' Giraud

Friday, January 05, 2007

SAVAGE DRAGON_90minutes


"Why does Erik Larsen's The Dragon have an axe and is chopping through another dragon that closely resembles (at least by my recollection) the dragon from Disney's Sleeping Beauty?" Good question. I have no idea.

The better question would be: "Does Erik Larsen's The Dragon, by hacking at the dragon coiled around him, know that he's killing his own dragon-kind?" Or even better: "Is Erik Larsen's The Dragon really a dragon? Dragon?"

Hmmm...one wonders. I also used the word 'dragon' in that commentary an awful lot. Though that second-to-last one was just thrown in there for kicks.

8 comments:

Jonboy! said...

Eric! LOL man this SO Rocks! Loving the new stuff for 07--glad to see you posting semi-regularly!

IOTA11 said...

Eric,

Damn! This last bunch of pictures is jaw-dropping. I'm really digging the colored stuff. I like Dragon's pose. The axe is sweet. Very inspiring!!

Nelson Cosentino said...

fantastic line of action...Amazing works!!!

LeSean Thomas said...

Loving this man, Loving it!

roque said...

At least you're not dragon your feet in 2007...


I can't believe I just typed that.

arnie said...

ah! so all our pissing and moaning has brought back, i love democracy... thnks for not being a stranger an sharing your artistic endevours eric

peace out

sarah said...

I love all the energy and motion in this. You really have a wonderful way of making everything feel so alive. Such wonderful inking as well.

Thank you so much for the comment on my blog too :)

-Sarah

Brian said...

Since traditionally man makes war on his fellow man, I'd say a little dragon on dragon violence is certainly not out of the ordinary, plus it looks like Savage is just defending himself with that axe he obviously just happened to be carrying when Maleficent's cousin jumped him.

By the way, love the piece; great energy and motion to it.