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Smaug the magnificent by Strecno Smaug the magnificent by Strecno
...it's an old colored sketch (which I really don't like anymore) form J.R.R. Tolkien book “The Hobbit”

Smaug the Golden, one of the last great dragons of Middle-earth and a real badass. (I like him! ^^)

In the Third Age in the year 2770 Smaug attacked the lonely mountain, home of the dwarves of Erebor. He destroyed the dwarf kingdom, the nearby town of dale, and claimed the huge traesure buried in the dwarves mountain for himself. Two hundred years after destroying the town of Dale, Smaug was slain by Bard the Bowman of Esgaroth, with a little help from Bilbo Baggins, of course…

"I kill where I wish and none dare resist. I laid low the warriors of old and their like is not in the world today. Then I was but young and tender. Now I am old and strong, strong, strong. Thief in the Shadows! My armour is like tenfold shields, my teeth are swords, my claws spears, the shock of my tail a thunderbolt, my wings a hurricane, and my breath death!"
-Smaug-


I hope the Smaug in the new movie will be good…

Done with color pencils

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wikkier Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013
This scene is my favorite part of the book. I just love how smug and confident Smaug looks here.
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Strecno Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :D
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ActianAuthor Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013  Student Writer
Nice job on this, especially the colors!
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Leoj95 Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Awsome!
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Strecno Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! ^^
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Crimson-Dragon-King Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013
Nice Job! :)
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BigHossHackworth Featured By Owner May 21, 2012
That's a robust Smaug. I think the one in the upcoming film will be more "snake" like.
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masonday Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
COOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL!!!!!
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TheObsessor Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Smaug is going to be played by Benedict Cumberbatch and Bilbo is being played by Martin Freeman.

They also work together in BBC's Sherlock.

Look it up!
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deathnotefan88 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this, Smaug looks awesome, and I love how you drew Bilbo
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