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Smaug the Terrible by LasloLF Smaug the Terrible by LasloLF
"Well, thief! Where are you? Come now, don't be shy... step into the light."

This movie was amazing! And, since I haven't done anything new in a while, I decided to try and draw my favorite part, which was Smaug. :)
Benedict Cumberbatch's voice was scary as hell, and it fit the dragon perfectly. I tried to make the dragon as similar as possible to the one in the movie, but my memory doesn't serve me that well + the only references I had were movie posters and trailers :(
But, I hope you guys like it the way it is. :D

Also, I would like to thank :iconginryuzaki: and :iconshue13: for suggesting and featuring Daddy D for DD.
~And, of course, thanks to all of you for your comments and critics - they are all welcome! :D

Happy New Year!
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diebitch2947 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You did it!
KirahKingley Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love Smaug, is absolutaly cool!!
Juliafriese Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014
Beautiful! It really captures how powerful and amazing Smaug is. Good job!
CrispinVCampion Featured By Owner May 19, 2014
This is amazing. I LOVE Smaug.
girthaedestroyer Featured By Owner May 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
:icononedoesnotsimplyplz: One does not simply deny my AWESOMENESS!!!!
And those who are foolish enough to do so shall suffer my WRATH!!!!

(But seriously Smug is a BOSS!)
DrJEMnutcase Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice! I love Smaug. After watching this, NOW I can say Benedict Cumberbatch is a beast.
BunnyGDx Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh god this art
I'm yelling 
JaqErant92 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Watched it for the second time last night. Smaug is the dragon of the year. :D
Saberrex Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
"I am almost tempted to let you take it… if only to watch Oakenshield suffer. Watch it destroy him. Watch it corrupt his heart, and drive him mad… but I think not. I think our little game ends here. So tell me, thief… HOW DO YOU CHOOSE TO DIE?!"
toht981 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Smaug runs rings around most film dragons. 
Eyltwo Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
This is incredible!

Very detailed and amazing. Excellent work!
girthaedestroyer Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I must personally agree with all these fine folks here. Very well done!
blackcore11 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014
nice work man.
akainu0 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014
Smaug is easily the greatest dragon ever put to cinema.
Crazy4Wonderland Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Do you mind if I use this a reference for a drawing I'm doing?
POOVER Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
amaging work
MrBlack091 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Really amazing art, my friend, really resembles the movie and Smaug! :D
doctor3uk Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Smaug has four legs.
Powalski13 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah! Almost didn't see little Bilbo there. Well done! X3
captintimm17 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
And if you study Dragon lore, Smaug is deffinatly a massive dragon compared to others, form what i can tell standard Wyvrins stand a good 20ft tall, while Smaug is well Smaug
Sh5untik Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Student General Artist
OMG!!!! It's really cool!!!Woo! 
Elyssium-Lissadell Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing!! May I post it to my facebook page?…
LasloLF Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
Off course :)
Elyssium-Lissadell Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh thank-you so much!! Here is a link if you would like to see you picture :D…
AlexGamer9000 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student General Artist
The movie was awesome. Good work on making Smaug!

SplicedBeast Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow Smaug does look exactly like from the movie, very great work! :D
Yutyrannus Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2014
"Come now, don't be shy...step into the light!"
"Do you think flattery will keep you alive?"
"What about your little dwarf friends? Where are they hiding?"
"It's the gold. They are drawn to treasure like flies to dead flesh!"
"A darkness is coming, it will spread to every corner of the land."
"I kill where I wish, when I wish. My iron! No blade can pierce me!"
"My teeth are swords. My claws are spears. My wings...a hurricane!"
"You will take nothing from me, dwarf! I laid low your warriors of old. I intill terror in the hearts of men. I am king under the mountain!"
"I am fire! I am...death!

My favorite quotes from Smaug in the movie. Anyway, your picture is really cool! By the way, if you want better references, check Smaug's page on The Lord of the Rings Wiki :).
jashin3378 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014
Such breathtaking art. O, Smaug the stupendous. Job well done
Scourge157 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student
Titans24 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
Awesome! It looks just like the movie adaptation. I do wish that it was a more clear full body shot, around the part when he says "Do you now?"
Evolvana Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014   Digital Artist
Beautiful one!
SomeKindaSpy Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
Didn't like how they made him a wyvern, (He was described as having forelegs, backlegs, and wings) but I guess that's a nit-pick.
Russetstar Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Smaug looks amazing. I think you've done him proud
chevsy Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2014  Professional
dobar, dobar :). Nisam jos gledao film ovde u novosadskom bioskopu ima samo u 3D a od toga me boli glava
WrathfulPaladin Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
So awesome!! "I AM King Under the Mountain!" Great work :happybounce: 
LunaSheWolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
amazing 8D
wh1t3-t19Lightning Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

He looks pretty damn close to what he did in the movie!  I'm impressed!  I tried doodling him but I too found a decisive lack of references -_-


I liked how they put Smaug with a two-legged body type instead of four; it makes him seem more snakelike.

LlaeLaps Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Omg im in love with this painting!
Percevanche Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I'm voiceless. Even if you can't hear me. I'm running out of words. It's simply outstanding. That's a dragon!
IsaiahParker Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
TheFunnySpider Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
WOw...this just WOW!!! :wow:
ShackleSoul Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Student Writer
Beautiful. The amount of detail in the background is amazing.
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