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:iconeeveeworlds:
Eeveeworlds Apr 16, 2014  Student Artist
@04:19Whoa really is cutie, beautiful and awesome I love your draw a Butterfly dragon! :D
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:iconnolhyaa:
Nolhyaa Apr 13, 2014  Student General Artist
@03:59Beautiful animation!
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:iconitchunit:
@00:53This is beautiful!

How long did this take you?
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:iconmufka99:
@03:52this is beautiful. i cry <3
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:iconsuolasilakka:
Suolasilakka Feb 18, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:43Aaaww, that's my fav moment when the dragon smiles at the little creature... *sniff* Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. If someone doesn't cry when watching this, then he/she's heartless... :)
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:icongrace-the-wolf-3:
grace-the-wolf-3 Feb 17, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:13i saw this first on youtube :heart: i love it
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:iconnotarized:
Notarized Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
@03:49This animation was so absolutely beautiful and wowee the music matched perfectly
bravo bravo
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:iconowl-wood-stable:
Owl-Wood-Stable Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:44*Sorry.
I really love this part, it's so cute !
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:iconspace-pikachu:
Space-Pikachu Feb 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:47 OMG I JUST CRIED, THIS IS THE MOST AMAZING...JUST OMG I CANT EXPLAIN OMG :iconcryforeverplz:
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:iconlove06644:
Love06644 Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:57beautiful
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:iconlove06644:
Love06644 Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@00:38adorable
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:iconxxdead-rosexx:
xXDead-RoseXx Jan 12, 2014  Student General Artist
@03:33I've never seen something so lovely and heart filled and yet so simple~ 
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:icond-a-r-k-s-n-0-w:
@01:17Oh
my
god
that
dragon
is
so
cute <3
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:iconrabenfeder:
Rabenfeder Dec 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@04:09So beautiful! Goose skin the whole time! ;w;
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:icondextarclaw9:
DextarClaw9 Nov 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:29Gaaah. So beautiful!
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:icontreebuzza:
Treebuzza Nov 6, 2013  Hobbyist
@04:17I wanna cry....
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:icongeothehippo:
@02:31issit a cookie?
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:iconrebekahkroeplin:
@04:01Oh that was so ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!  :D  I'm a little confused, but still!  Adorable!  Cute!  I loved it!
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:icontigerheart89:
tigerheart89 Oct 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
@01:52this is the most beautiful animation i've ever seen. it made me want to do animation for a living.
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:iconrew711:
rew711 Oct 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:58an artist at work
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:iconnutmegfluff:
NutmegFluff Sep 15, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@02:09This right here. This moment right here. This is the definition of magic.
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:iconmaximum2fly:
Maximum2fly Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:26This is lovely :D How long did this take to create?
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:iconwolf31521:
wolf31521 Aug 19, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@04:22I cant stop laughing and crying, its so cool and beautiful
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:iconholyjesusmonkeys:
HolyJesusMonkeys Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@00:21It reminds me of a pokemon...I love it :D
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:iconworldexplorer296:
WorldExplorer296 Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@00:54Both the music and the animation are beautiful. I love it Heart 
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:iconcrystal-luke:
Crystal-Luke Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@03:44Never in my life have I seen something so beautiful
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:iconlongtalon1:
Longtalon1 Jul 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:08this is just so incredible. it reminds me of miyasaki, the lion king, the secret of kells, all wrapped up into one. it's that beautiful. it's the most beautiful thing i have ever seen. not even the most prestigious professional artist in the world could have made something more heartwarming and beautiful. :heart:
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:iconscarrity:
Scarrity Jul 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@01:36This part... I love it.
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:iconhazardous-artist26:
Hazardous-Artist26 Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@02:03WHAT DID YOU USE TO ANIMATE THIS?! ITS SO BEAUTIFUL
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:icondinocath:
@00:19This is one of the best films you will ever see
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:icondinocath:
@01:41No!!! do not jump!
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:iconwolfstaronchild14:
WolfStaronChild14 Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
@02:29frisbee..........
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:iconwolfstaronchild14:
WolfStaronChild14 Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
@02:21What kind of creatures are those???
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:iconviv1dflame:
Viv1dFlame Jun 2, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@01:44no!!! don't jump! :'(
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:iconnicokbt:
@00:02this is so well made ,simply and beautiful i just want to make fan art of the little creature(its completly invented or is from some mitology?)
to favs
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:iconunearthlycanine:
UnearthlyCanine May 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
@03:40This is amazing
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:icondarkdrakedragonwolf:
DarkDrakeDragonWolf May 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@01:01Oh! Got it !!!!!!! XD
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:iconn1nc0mp00p:
@00:40is that a lion???? and nice music!
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@01:30Oh, wow!
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@00:45Awh! I love the smooth animation!
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:iconfrillyfins:
frillyfins Apr 9, 2013  Student General Artist
@00:11So beautiful and elegant!
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:iconcatsandcoffins:
catsandcoffins Apr 2, 2013   Artist
@00:04I can't believe just how beautiful this is
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:icontenaganddawn:
TenagandDawn Apr 2, 2013  Student Interface Designer
@04:08I am crying it's so beautiful. The animation, the music, the flow of creativity. It's all perfect and I wanna hug whoever made this.
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:iconmonkey6292:
@00:17This is probably one of my fave vids on youtube. I think it is so cute and creative.
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:iconskyel1mit:
SkYEL1MIT Mar 23, 2013  Student General Artist
@04:14Wonderful animation! I had my eyes glued to the screen trying to get every detail you put into this and it was just so beautiful :'D
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:iconfishyfishkisses:
@03:54*sniff* this was the most beautiful thing i have EVER seen!
I should wake up to this music and listen to it when i am mad (when i am mad i feel like i want to break the house down)
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:iconninalai:
@04:03omg stunning. the animation is so fluid, detailed, and wowowow. definitely the best quality animation ive come by so far on this site. you deserve to go far.
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:icondiseasedxdisciple:
DiseasedxDisciple Feb 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@03:25@3:28 I don't understand. So the mask turns that species into this new one? How did they first figure out how to do that? I need more back story! TT_TT
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:iconambymation:
Ambymation Feb 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:46I cried at this part its so beutiful!
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:iconlordchewinggum:
LordChewingGum Feb 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
@01:33it looks pretty awesome *_*
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:iconpartynoodles:
PartyNoodles Jan 7, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@01:54Very well done indeed! This must've taken a long time to make. c:
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:icondragonhawk21:
Dragonhawk21 Jan 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
@03:11I wanna mask like that! :icondragonwant:
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:iconlolnyny:
@02:48Owwwn! So cute! So beautiful! And the details and the draw are really great!
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:iconfoxbat-sullavin:
Foxbat-Sullavin Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
@01:141:13 is my favorite part, the movements rock! my favorite animation i've found on DA so far!
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:iconphanros:
@02:00I love the look of the Dragon very beautiful and does a wonderful job of catching some of the majestic side to is as well.
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:iconwhitedragoness77:
@04:25Oh my gosh, this made me cry. It's so beautiful!
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:iconkaitamis:
@01:03I love this film I saw it on Youtube!
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:icongaohaoliwu:
gaohaoliwu Jun 3, 2012  Student Photographer
@03:14So pretty!!! :)
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It's about time I uploaded this. This is my graduating piece from university that I completed in November 2010. It's a 2D animated short about the power of imagination. You can also check out a bigger version on the UNSW TV channel on youtube [here].
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Music: "Empty Eyes" by Olive Musique
www.premiumbeat.com

Special Thanks:
Will Burdis, Karen Kriss
PremiumBeat, cr3ative media, Implant Media
Jesse Yue, Evelyn Gunawan, Angela Lo, Amy Weng
and all my friends and family.
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Feel free to download. :)
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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-06-16
Animation:The Butterfly Dragon is by ~souku ( Suggested by Jinyuu and Featured by Moonbeam13 )
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shadow21812 1 day ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I finally found the amazing and VERY talented person who made this! :3 Your work is an inspiration to me and i look up to you! 
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:iconrenaisangel:
RenaisAngel 4 days ago  New member Student General Artist
congratulations
this is touching
beautiful
and poetic 
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:iconhauntsyourmemories:
HauntsYourMemories 5 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
This was so beautiful it brought me to tears because it WAS that beautiful. I love this video so much, I'm really happy I found it and watched it.
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:iconsparkermice:
Whoa! I love this like this!
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:iconeeveeworlds:
Eeveeworlds Apr 16, 2014  Student Artist
@04:19Whoa really is cutie, beautiful and awesome I love your draw a Butterfly dragon! :D
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:iconnolhyaa:
Nolhyaa Apr 13, 2014  Student General Artist
@03:59Beautiful animation!
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:icondragonreiko:
DragonReiko Apr 10, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
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soooo amazing and beautiful when i become watching this and saw the shine Butterfly Dragon my mouth opened and still open
amazing work :clap: :clap:
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:iconfeliperbrasil:
feliperbrasil Apr 10, 2014  New member Professional Digital Artist
incrível
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:iconchibi-dragon-wolf:
Chibi-dragon-wolf Apr 6, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I showed this to my parents and friends and they thought it was absolutely breathtaking ~! A couple of them even cried a little...I absolutely loved it~!
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DaebakBea Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lovely animation... *-*
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