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Awesome Dragons

Turning a Spoon into a Dragon + Mini Sword

Turning a Spoon into a Dragon + Mini Sword

Ross the Random is back with another cool transformation video. This time, he took an ordinary steel spoon and turned it into a beautiful work of art. First, he carefully cut out a dragon pattern using a jeweler’s saw. Then, he used a grinder and file to turn its handle into a tiny sword. We love the blue finish he added with the torch.

Dragonscale Titanium Pen

Dragonscale Titanium Pen
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This substantial metal pen is made from lightweight TC4 titanium alloy. It features a stone-tumbled finish and an engraved blue shield pattern reminiscent of a dragon’s scales. It takes standard Parker-style G2 refills and has a hardened window-breaker tool on its rear end. We also love MetaEDC’s hollow-body titanium pen.

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Amazing Dragon Hand Puppet

Amazing Dragon Hand Puppet

Lena from aboxfullofstuff shows off Azure, an intricate dragon puppet she created with beautiful blue scales, horns, and details like moving eyeballs and smoke that comes out of its nostrils. We love how her costume has a fake left arm to conceal that her real arm is inside of the puppet.

Chinese Dragon Boat

Chinese Dragon Boat

The incredible imagery you’re looking at was captured along Guilin, China’s Yulong River. The celebratory Golden Dragon boat is comprised of 80 interconnected rafts which form a 2300-foot-long dragon’s tail as it sails down the river. Each raft is illuminated with lanterns to bring the spectacle to life at night.

Making a Chocolate Dragon

Making a Chocolate Dragon

Master chocolatier and pastry chef Amaury Guichon is back with another epic edible sculpture. This time, he created a detailed purple dragon that breathes dry ice “smoke” from its mouth. It’s an amazing build, but we couldn’t help but laugh at its phallic looks halfway through the build.

Miniature Automata

Miniature Automata

Artist Penny Thomson makes these amazing moving sculptures of birds, dragons, faeries, and other creatures. Each one uses a crank and precisely-placed stiff wires to bring it to life. Her works go up for sale on her Etsy shop from time to time, but they sell out almost instantly.

Battle of the Titans

Battle of the Titans

For more than 20 years, theater company La Machine has been building massive mechanical puppets that they march through the streets. During an April 2022 performance in Toulouse, France, their fire-breathing dragon-horse Long Ma Jing Shen teamed up with Asterion the minotaur to stare down a giant spider.

House of the Dragon (Teaser)

House of the Dragon (Teaser)

Set 200 years before the events of Game of Thrones, this spin-off series takes us deep inside the world of the fair-haired Targaryens as they ruled supreme over the Seven Kingdoms with an army of flying beasts and literal firepower. Coming to HBO Max in 2022.

Making a Sea Dragon Diorama

Making a Sea Dragon Diorama

Minibricks is a master at model making. For their latest project, the created an incredible diorama featuring a tentacled sea beast swimming through an pool of clear resin. The piece, titled SUBNAUTICA conjures memories of The Shape of Water and Creature from the Black Lagoon.

Vent Dragons

Vent Dragons
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What strange beasts dwell within your home? It turns out not just dust mites, but there be dragons among us. Sculptor David Lee Pancake makes these wall hangings that look like dragons are trying to crawl out of your HVAC system. The two little dragons inside have light-up eyes, so they look extra creepy at night.

Dragon Eye Dice

Dragon Eye Dice

Spidermind Games developed an innovative production process to create some of the coolest-looking dice we’ve ever seen. Each one features a colorful marbled dragon’s eye agate stone encased a crystal-clear resin shell. Each set of nine dice includes a colored dragon egg for storage, along with a felt dice bag.

Dragon Size Comparison

Dragon Size Comparison

Dragons are depicted as intimidating, fire-breathing monsters. But not all dragons are created equal. MetaBallStudios illustrates that point in this video which compares the sizes of dragons in various works of fiction. We had no idea there was a My Little Pony dragon or a dragon big enough to hold the sun in its claws.

Smartphone Dragon Sculpture

Smartphone Dragon Sculpture

We recently watched in amazement as RAY Studio converted a shaver into War Machine. In this video, the talented maker took a smartphone engineering prototype, broke it down into hundreds of individual components, then reassembled them to form an intricate dragon sculpture.

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One-Stroke Dragon

One-Stroke Dragon

Artist Keisuke Teshima demonstrates his technique for painting beautiful and dramatic images of dragons using sumi-e brushes. What really makes them special is how he uses a large brush loaded with multiple shades to create their bodies with a single stroke.

Excitable Edgar

Excitable Edgar

Every holiday season, we can rely on UK retailer John Lewis to provide us with a charming Christmas commercial. For 2019, they introduce us to a little girl and her friend Edgar, who happens to be a fire-breathing dragon. But his literally hot head gets him into trouble when snow, ice, and trees are part of the festivities.

Game of Thrones Paper Dragon

Game of Thrones Paper Dragon

Office supplies maker Viking Direct surprised its employees by installing a 43 foot-long dragon made out of paper in their office. A few employees worked with artist Andy Singleton for 10 days to build the impressive sculpture. It’s now installed in a school.

Making Deathwing with a 3D Pen

Making Deathwing with a 3D Pen

YouTuber 3D Sanago greets us by saying he’s a 3D pen master. But he easily backs it up by making a badass statue of Deathwing the Destroyer from World of Warcraft. He makes liberal use of a wood burning tool to smooth the plastic and add textures.

Making the Dragon Twist

Making the Dragon Twist

Mt Phillip Metal Works shows off an amazing method for turning a bar of metal into an intricate and sculptural decoration inspired by the scaly tail of a dragon. The technique was inspired by the work of fellow metalsmith Matt Harris.

Threezero Drogon Statue

Threezero Drogon Statue
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HBO and Threezero present a collectible only for the richest toy collectors and Game of Thrones fans. The sixth scale Drogon statue is made of polyresin, measures nearly 18″ tall, 23″ wide and over 34″ long, with insanely detailed sculpting and painting.

Dragon Foot Waste Basket

Dragon Foot Waste Basket
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Hide your trash with Regal Robot’s highly detailed dinosaur or dragon foot waste basket. You can also customize its size so you can use it as a planter or any other type of receptacle. You can also customize its color and style.

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How to Really Train Your Dragon

How to Really Train Your Dragon

PyroGirl turns into the Mother of Dragons with this awesome mod. You see, she took a toy figure of Toothless from How to Train Your Dragon, and added a tiny flamethrower to it. Now the little guy can actually breathe fire, laying waste to everything standing in its way.

Hatching Dragon Candle

Hatching Dragon Candle
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Whether you’re the Breaker of Chains, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, or simply The Unburnt, you can now add Mother (or Father) of Dragons to your title with these golden egg-shaped candles, each of which reveals a ceramic baby dragon as it melts.

Fire-Breathing Dragon Mapping

Fire-Breathing Dragon Mapping

Amazing footage from Sueños de Agua, an epic projection mapping performance put on last year in Seville, Spain. Of particular note is how the dragons breathe real fire, thanks to synchronization with the pyrotechnics. Skip to 8:00 if you can’t watch the whole show.

Scalebound (Gameplay)

Scalebound (Gameplay)

IGN’s look at pre-alpha gameplay footage of Scalebound, an upcoming Xbox One hack-and-slash fighter first teased at E3 2014, in which players must team up with a giant dragon companion to help defeat fierce enemies.

John Hardy Black Sterling Jewelry

John Hardy Black Sterling Jewelry
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Cast in sterling silver with a matte black oxidized finish, the skull cufflinks and pendant feature black sapphire eyes. We also love the dragon and the lion head rings. The abstract square ring is stunning, and don’t miss the horse head pendant.

La Machine: Long Ma

La Machine: Long Ma

La Machine’s Long Ma is a 50′ tall dragon horse puppet that expels fire and steam. The French puppeteers recently put on a show in Beijing featuring Long Ma and their other famous puppet, the giant spider La Princesse.

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