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How to Train Your Dragon by Magweno How to Train Your Dragon by Magweno
Dragons are not affectionate creatures and will not come to your call because they "like" you, they will come for food. If you feed them too much early in the day then they will become full and will refuse to fly, so you must make sure to keep them hungry but not starving.

In order to train your dragon to a high standard you must weigh him at the beginning of every day to find out his "flying weight". It's also a good practice to do so to determine whether or not your dragon is sick, because if he is suffering from parasites or disease he will eat but not gain weight.

When your dragon is nearing his moult, generally in Autumn and Spring, you will need to make sure to feed him extra food. You don't necessarily have to make him fly to do this, but it would be a good time to get in extra training. After he sheds his skin DO NOT fly your dragon, as he will be tender for the next few days.

This is a young dragon, about eight weeks, but learning quickly. I've found his particular favourite is dried mealworms, but I've had dragons in the past that have a huge appetite for cucumber and also millet seeds - what you need to train your dragon with depends on the dragon. When they get bigger your 'treats' will need to get bigger too, at about 10-12 weeks switch to defrosted mice or chicks.

I am willing to sell him to a good, responsible owner who will take care of him and make sure he doesn't eat too many people when he gets big. Previous dragon ownership is not necessary. Please follow this link for more information on adopting him: [link]
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:iconlonedragon155:
lonedragon155 Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome! I want one!
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hen357 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015
Love this Dragon
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EnderDragon24 Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hugs the dragon. "I am food."
(dragon is very big.)
I like this!
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DragonDrawer11 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I agree with cageyfoxcat.deviantart.com/! I want one!!!
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DruidOfTheValeDesign Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
wow love it!!!Clap 
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CageyFoxCat Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Cute and so awesome! I look first that it's a real dragon. :) (Smile) Where did you find instructions for it? I want to try to make little dragon, too.I am a dummy! :happybounce: 
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Magweno Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
I didn't find instructions, I just made it myself. I have written a tutorial on how to make them though, you can find it on my front page. It's called "Armature to Art Doll"
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CageyFoxCat Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Amazing! All by yourself? Cool. And thank you very much.Meow :3 Love 
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MoonlitFox15 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
where did you buy that wing material? whats it called?
 Also, love the texture of the feet, and the eyes compliment the aqua tones of the body.
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
If you search for "fake alligator skin" or "faux alligator fabric" on ebay you should find something similar. :) 
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Insane-Randomness Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Tis a little babeh dwagon!
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:iconmyrethy:
Myrethy Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
HE'S SO CUUUUUUUUTE :glomp:
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Haha! I must make another sometime :D
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:iconmyrethy:
Myrethy Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Ooh yes! More dragons is always good!
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Sausage69 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
This is incredible. What materials do you use for the skin? It's so lifelike!
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh it's just a fake leather material, used for making handbags I think.
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ekf501 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2013
My god, the amount of work that must have gone into this little guy. He is absolutely amazing. How did you learn to fabricate him?
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Oh gosh... Several years of experimenting with materials and processes until I got it right :)
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:iconekf501:
ekf501 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
Wow, he really is just amazing. Did you have any issues when you made him?
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
With this one the fake leather fabric doesn't fold very well so I wasn't happy with the range of motion. The details on his legs meant they couldn't be bent without risking breaking off some of the spines too, so I learnt a lot making him. :)
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ekf501 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
Wow that's pretty cool, I find it interesting how the leather would decide how well movement is performed
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LadyOakenshield157 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013
I love this!! Do you make them still?
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I do still make dolls, yes, but I haven't made a leathery dragon like this in a long time. :)
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LadyOakenshield157 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
Would you make something like this again and how much would it cost?
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
I would, it would probably be around the 300 mark because it would take a couple of days to make.
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:iconrdrmaster:
RDRmaster Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Professional Filmographer
What an adorable little dragon! What species is he?
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
Pictish Scalefoot, they have stubborn personalities but make great companions once trained properly!
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DragonEmotion Featured By Owner May 26, 2013  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Amazing! ^_^b
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netiry26 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
wow
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:iconaiarisu-chan:
AiArisu-chan Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Student General Artist
I want one TT^TT!
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simplySere Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I want oneeeeeee :heart:
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Magweno Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
:love:
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W0nderbolts Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
lol epic
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nbgodzilla86 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
aw so cute i like it
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Chimeras-shadow Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
Its absolutely gorgeous!
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:iconstaarsa:
Staarsa Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You need to keep making these and selling them :)
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
haha, don't worry, I am!!
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:iconnitwit17:
nitwit17 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how realistic he is! I can't buy though. :nuu: I love how real you are with dragons! Do you have the books on Dragonology?
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Magweno Featured By Owner May 6, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
No but a few people have asked :)
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:iconlenoranightfluffytai:
if you made that dragon can you make one for me
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Yeah! It'd be a couple of months before I got to you though because my waiting list is quite long. And it would cost around 250
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:iconlenoranightfluffytai:
dang you must be in high demand
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:iconmagweno:
Magweno Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
enough to keep up with which is nice ;)
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:iconlenoranightfluffytai:
Ya but I kinda wanted one
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jasmineHackney Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Professional Artist
awww cute is this a model or is it a statue thing?





pls help if u can pls help[link] if you can
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AguaRush11 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is amazing! :D what would a dragon like this cost?
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Magweno Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
200 for one with these colours but more for one with other colours and details. :)
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