Working from an idea into a drawing
In pondering the backstory of the Dragon (from my George and The Dragon series), there have been a number of moments when I wonder about all sorts of strange things. One of the questions was
“How did the dragon end up breathing fire?”
Mythologies vary and the characters in the series are very much becoming my own strangely bastardized creations. I came up with a strange story combining motifs of the angels guarding Eden with their fiery swords and the dragon’s fall from Paradise. In the Biblical narrative humanity is the focus. Nevertheless, the Dragon ends up excluded by the same wall of fiery swords.
What if as humans were attempting re-entry the dragon brushed past an angel? Would the fire transfer? This is the central theme here. The angel rushing to bar mankind’s re-entry and in the process accidentally bestowing fire onto the expelled dragon.
Thank you for reading my musings on this one. What do you think of the drawing and the backstory? I’d love to hear your thoughts below.