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How to make a Dragon Egg by ryoshi-un How to make a Dragon Egg by ryoshi-un
So, as promised, here's how to make your own Game of Thrones Dragon Egg with nothing but paper, glue and play-doh.

There you have it: an easy to make $20 dragon egg.
Hope you all like the mini-tutorial! =D
Please, leave your thoughts and suggestions.
No gentle heart by ryoshi-un Dragon Egg by ryoshi-un
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  • How Heavy is it?
    It weighs exactly 360 grams.
    You can fill it with gesso if you want something heavier.
    TIP: if you fill it only 1/4 of the way through, it'll behave like a weeble

  • How fragile is it?
    The papier-machê itself is OUTSTANDINGLY strong, so it depends solely on the kind of play-doh you're using.
    If you want something really sturdy, you can use polymer clay or Fimo and bake it, leaving a small gap for the air inside to expand. The papier-mache will withstand the heat, don't worry.
    I suggest making them out of cold porcelain (biscuit clay) though, you can find it for sale online, but here's a good and easy DIY recipe.
    It behaves a lot like Fimo and doesn't need baking.
    Cold porcelain is VERY resistant, so if you're making them with/for your kids this is the best choice, hands down.

  • How do I make the scales?
    A batch of different sized leaf shaped cookie cutters will do an excellent job. That's what I used =)
    You can buy them online here.
    No, I'm not getting any money for this. If you know a better place you can leave a comment below!)

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    Longclaw by ryoshi-un
  • Braavosi Coin (Faceless Men Token)
    Valar Morghulis by ryoshi-un
  • Daenerys' Scale Belt
    Daenerys' Khaleesi Belt by ryoshi-un
  • Daenerys' Slave collar
    Daenerys' Slave Collar by ryoshi-un
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[Stock & Resources] An easy method with outstanding results, How to make a Dragon Egg by ~ryoshi-un will have you making dragon eggs like a pro! ( Featured by PirateLotus-Stock )
drakora5588 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014
thank you.
catbox117 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2014  New member
KellyTheAlien Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow this is so awesome o.o
matheusschreiber Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
Hello I will try to make one dragon egg next month and your tutorial is awesome,but I'm not that good with paiting,so could you make a tutorial in how to paint the egg please ?
VictorianSpectre Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Professional General Artist
Charmed-Ravenclaw Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is brilliant!
dragon-man13 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ah! wow. this is pretty awesome. and nice thinking too ;)
domosmoustache Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
lol i tried doing this but the paper mach didn't work, :C I'm gonna try again

ryoshi-un Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There are some good papier mache tutorials at instructables, you should check those out =3
ClvrScrnName Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm so behind but, because I don't do cable (why would I when the internet/Netlfix have so much to offer?!!) I've just gotten around to jumping on the Game of Thrones bandwagon in the last week or so. I've almost finished season 1 and I'm beyond hooked. I googled a bit to gather ideas on crafting my own dragon's eggs and your tutorial, by far, is the best/most sensible one I've come across. Kudos! I'm making my attempt this weekend!
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