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Inkstone by D. W. Hood

Pictish Cloud Dragon Yan.

Name

Pictish Cloud Dragon Yan.

Date

2017

Stone Source and Type

Macduff metamorphic cannot remember exact location

Description.

Large dark stone, two entwined, neck biting, Pictish style legless dragons surround the pools. Primary water pool is cloud shaped.

Mineral Patterns.

‘Sprites’ visible in the ink pool when wet, some pale flame like metallic marks.

Other info

An exercise in archaistic fusion, the legless dragons are inspired by various Pictish ones on stones and metalwork. It did strike me while making this that the further back in time one goes the closer the appearance of Oriental and Occidental dragons becomes.

Dimensions in centimetres

Length, 34  Width, 17 Depth, 2.7

Price

£450