Characteristics of the Dragon and the number 9
In Chinese mythology, the dragon has a very close relationship with the number “9”. For example, the Chinese dragon actually has 9 characteristics that are a combination of other creatures.

1. He has a head like a camel
2. Scales like a fish

3. Horns like a deer
4. His eyes were like a stealth

5. Ears like an ox
6. Her neck like a snake

7. His stomach like oysters
8. Soles of his feet like a tiger

9. And paws like a hawk.
In addition to nine characteristics, the dragon in Chinese mythology is called has 9 children who also have different characteristics.

using bryce,poser and photoshop


  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 2 years ago

    How cool and the description is really interesting…gorgeous work I came in on the front page and saw all your works there how beautiful they all look Shadow..just love all of them..
    I just got a note from google…they said my cookies are coded badly and told me what to do..I could get in my mail or anything..i kept gettin an error so I think part of my problem is restored…maybe?..anyhow gots to go and figure some other things out..gee I sold a beautiful case with my art on zazzle..i was so excited when I saw the word SOLD..HEHE.. I even went back to the email to see if I was seeing things..silly I am..good nite or have a good day Irene

  • thanks sherri, for your compliment ..not familiar about coded cookies..hope your OK and no nasties..(comp bugs) are lurking in your files….CONGRATULATIONS on your sale, lets go and celebrate……

    here’s a virtual toast to your succes ..may you have many more…sales that

    – shadowlea

  • Richard George
    Richard Georgeabout 2 years ago

    very nice work, a well balanced and presented piece…

  • thanks richard, glad to hear your opinion about it being balanced as it is always a challenge with some of my work,

    – shadowlea

  • Rich Ladig
    Rich Ladigabout 2 years ago

    What a work Irene! Love your fantasies in a very cosmic place :)

  • thank you Rich for your thoughts and compliment, very much appreciate your view

    – shadowlea

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 2 years ago


  • thanking you very much Dawn, appreciate your compliment on this

    – shadowlea

  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedabout 2 years ago

    Your work has been selected for

    Click the banner to go to the Permanent Gallery

  • thanks very much for this wonderful honour Kira

    – shadowlea

  • TheWanderingBoo
    TheWanderingBooabout 2 years ago

    simply stunning

  • thanking you very much simon

    – shadowlea

  • Lemarly
    Lemarlyabout 2 years ago

    Fantastic creation again from you Irene!!!!! Your style is suberbfine how you make and put together everything.Congratulations on your featuring !!!!! Marjut

  • appreciate your compliment, thank you Lemarly for your view

    – shadowlea

  • Carol and Mike Werner
    Carol and Mike...about 2 years ago

    Wow! Beautiful work, Irene . . . love the oriental feeling . . . congrats on the Art Universe feature!

  • thanks Carol and Mike for your thoughts on this and great compliment

    – shadowlea

  • Sergei Rukavishnikov
    Sergei Rukavis...about 2 years ago

    Great work! Should we expect one with the Snake for this year? :-)

  • thank you Sergei if I can do the right type of snake I will, it’s the water snake for this year….

    – shadowlea

    JUSTARTabout 2 years ago

    great work

  • thanks Sylvia for your view and thoughts, very much appreciated

    – shadowlea

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