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A Note on Selling These: Yes, you may, so long as you provide links to this tutorial for other people. Spread the dragony love, people. Spread the dragony love.
The tutorial says not to use wire for these, but it can be done. Sort of. You have to cut out a bunch of the steps to make it work though.
*Industrial-Pop has a simplified-for-wire-use wing diagram here.
~Line-of-Birds has a journal entry with some information the more inexperienced beadworker might find useful.
~Miryl has gone and knocked out a variant design over thisaway which is worth a look-see too for you wire-working folks.
And if, after all that, you decide you want a real challenge, take a gander at this incredible thing by *Rrkra
If you find anything screwy with it, or any parts which you don't understand or want clarified, let me know.
2011-03-14: My third DD! I will read every comment and do my best to reply, even if it does take me a while to get around to them all, and I appreciate each and every fave. Much thanks to `FantasyStock for the feature.
Other people's dragons can be found here.
~Rydiathedragon432 has gone and actually taken up/completed the unofficial challenge to make one out of tennis balls, and I am indeed duly impressed.
Daily DeviationGiven 2011-03-14
I happen to have extra pony beads. And then I'll probably buy more just to make more dragons!
Do you advise wire or string to make them?
Im new to beading and I've seen both string and wire used. What do you suggest?
I really do need to redo these patterns one day. There is a lot of room for simplification.
If you'd like me to provide a different link, like to a shop of yours or different page, or if you'd like me to take it down, please let me know, and I'll make the changes.