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Here, as a follow up to Make A Cardboard Dragon!, I have added this instructable to fill any voids left in aforementioned tutorial. Essentially all t...
All the usual paper and cardboard working tools are needed. Colored paper, scissors, cardboard, glue, acrylic paint. And time...lots of time.
Draw the head and other parts onto cardboard, following the pictured templates. I have shown sizes to make this step easy. I use the bandsaw, but t...
Just follow the picture image notes, and you will have the foundation of the dragon, ready for painting and embellishment(s).
I made my circle about 23 inches in diameter. It was easy to cut on the bandsaw. This needs to be primed, and both sides will need to be covered. ...
This probably isn't necessary, but I like to do it as it gives brighter colors on the final product.
For this dragon, I chose a bright red paint. Apply so that coverage is total, and allow to dry. Next, paint the scales on the dragon by diluting your...
These are the parts that surround the dragon...I guess you would call them "fins"...they're fan fins! Fold the pieces of paper by scoring first, and t...
When you are satisfied with the pieces you just cut out, they can be glued on to the cardboard. Try to attach them in a symmetrical manner so that the...
Here, I cut out pieces of paper in a roughly hexoganal pattern. See pictures, and note that there are three sections. The lowest section was my firs...
Here, make the eyes using five layers of paper: Eyeball is yellow; which surrounds a black aroura, area around Iris is red, iris is white, and the p...
Look at the pictures, and draw from them. For a good fit, measure the eye socket, for example, and make the eye lashes fit that dimension.
The tongue is made with a red paper and has a fork in the end. Before attaching, curl tongue by using your scissors and holding the paper against one...
Any dragon worth his salt is a fire breathing dragon, so let's add some now. Following the pictures, cut two pieces of red and two pieces of yellow a...
Since the cardboard has been primed and dried by now, it can be painted with the color of your choice. I used black for most of the circle, then fill...
I wanted to make a sign out of the Red Dragon, so proceeded to cut the letters out of cardboard, made a new, larger circle, changed the eyes and added...
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