I plan to build a giant and magnificent fire-breathing dragon, entirely out of steel, standing over 16' tall with a 25" wingspan. Read more
This project was successfully funded on August 17, 2012.
About this project
I plan to build a 16' fire-breathing dragon, with a 25' wingspan entirely out of steel. I hope to bring the steel to life, depicting gesture, detail, tension, and immediacy. Each scale will be individually cut, and spooned out with the hammer. Eyes will glow with LED lights. Whiskers and eyebrows will be forged. Hands and feet will be complete with talons that will put fear into all children. The dragon will be welded over an armature constructed from pipe and flat stock. The piece will deconstruct into 5 pieces for transportation. Inside will be a remote controlled flame thrower called a "fire fly", used to create special effects in concerts and films, to shoot flames over 6' out of the dragon's mouth. All this is in my skill set, but I need the funding to complete it. Once completed I will parade it around to all of my shows, to show my sponsors the piece that they helped create. The dragon will be my center piece at the 2013 NorthWest Flower and Garden Show. I will be posting updates, so please follow my progress. Thanks.
Special thanks to Michael and Daniel McCurdy, and Michael McCurdy Sr. for the video and music.
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Thank you postcard with image of completed dragon.Estimated delivery:
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31 backers Limited (19 left of 50)
T-shirt with dragon image.Estimated delivery:
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16 backers Limited (184 left of 200)
Your name stamped on one of the dragon's scalesEstimated delivery:
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One of a kind, life sized, steel song bird sculpture.
Plus a DVD about the Dragon.Estimated delivery:
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One of a kind, life sized, steel raven sculpture. Powder coated, with painted highlights. Plus a DVD about the DragonEstimated delivery:
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One of a kind, life sized, steel great horned owl.
Rusted with clear coat finish. Plus a DVD about the dragon.Estimated delivery:
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1 backer Limited (49 left of 50)
Steel dragon panel, 2'x2'. Plus a dragon t-shirt, and
your name stamped on a dragon scale. Plus a DVD about the dragon.Estimated delivery:
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24" tall maquette of the dragon. (flames not included) Your name stamped on a dragon scale. Plus a DVD about the dragon.Estimated delivery:
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Steel "Salmon School" wall sculpture, 2.5'h x 4'w.
Powder coated slate grey. Plus a DVD about the dragon.Estimated delivery:
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One week rental of finished dragon sculpture, "One-ton", for party, concert, wedding, marketing campaign, or event of your choice. (Within 150 mile radius of Seattle unless compensated for travel).Estimated delivery:
- (56 days)