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Homeland by Tuooneo Homeland by Tuooneo
Just playing around with weirdo lighting, and my love for the old Spyro games~
And my hatred for the new "Spyro".
No not talking about Cynder and stuff, even if I really don't care for it, I mean Skylander Spyro, this horrible thing:
:star: [link] :star:

.....Not even gonna go there.

So, enjoy this piece of the nostalgic Spyro days where all you did was play as a cute dragon and collect gems and free dragons.

Drawn by (c) *Tuooneo
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DaffoDille Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love looking at your old Spyro art. <3
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strongbad-joe132 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
And now, nostalgia has come back to kick my ass again.
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Realms-Master Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This completely captures the feel/magic of the original games, thank you for reminding me why I love real!spyro. The new Skylanders imitation makes him look like a pug, and from the sound of the game, it's reduced a beloved char to a Pokemon with no personality. (nothing against Pokemon, just what they did to Spyro).
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DrawingSpyro Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
cool! <3
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LollipopHorizon Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Student Filmographer
SO*SO PRECIOUS :heart:
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Stacey104201 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012  Student Writer
ITS SO PERFECT!
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owenthesnivy Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011
I could stare at this all day and listen to sad music.
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owenthesnivy Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011
That's....so.......beautiful..............
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Arkeresia Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
...Troll Spyro is trollin'... What were they thinking with Skylanders, my GOD... They were gonna make a animated film of Spyro which was cancelled so they could make that abomination >.< Lovely pic by the way :aww:
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MBBoxen Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2011  Hobbyist
classic spyro in such beauty... the colours are so vibrant :iconiloveyouplz: FANTASTIC JOB!
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TheVaudevillePrince Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my gosh... I grew up with spyro... <33 Hes like, my childhood hero.. When I was looking through your gallery, I almost cried when I saw it... <3 Call me a sap, but this just means so much to me...
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The-Chosen-Wolf Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Same here. I grew up with him too. ;w;
I cried when my copy of Gateway to Glimmer broke, and cried even harder when we were able to buy a new copy of it. ;w; :heart:
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xxMoonwish Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011  Student General Artist
this is honestly one of the best pieces of spyro fan art i've ever seen.
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Kahira Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Classic spyro FTW

love this peice. LOVE the textures
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Dragon-NeX Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunning!
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CyrodilicPenguin Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
the spyro the dragon games were alright. the legend of spyro games were kickass. skylanders? BAH! gremlin.
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DarkSweetNeko Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011  Student Writer
spyroooo!!! *O*
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Sharindan-dragon Featured By Owner May 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very good artwork!!
Still got all the spyro games and this is a great like the PS1
definitly agree with you on the new spyro (he looks so stupid!!!)
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byQuillandClaw Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2011
The first three games were truly the best.
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ayuICHI Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
YESSSSS I love it.
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zhaur Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
LOL I saw the Skylander trailer. There goes my childhood.
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ShadyShads Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011
The coloring is awesome! The crystal lights and reflections are very well represented.
I'm glad to see the first Spyro fanart, since that's the one I knew from the start. I love this picture :heart:
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CyrodilicPenguin Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
nicely done.
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PaperIz Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is very cute! i never played spyro but just looking at that screenshot from that article i can tell its being butchered. sorry bud
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Jadeita Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
Love it, love it, love it!

Everything is so crisp and clear and bright. You've really captured Spyro's naivety by his anxious expression, and the whole picture matches the atmosphere of the game :D
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crAzyyyDragon2010 Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
EPIC!!!!:wow:
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Cocho Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
Very beautiful work and style ya got there. Make you wanna just stand there and stare at the statue. :)

Dragon:...um, seriously? Release me now...? Any day now? Damnit I don't care if I look pretty; my tail is cramping up! T_T
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LombaxForce Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
WOah I love the colors o_O
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mecha-dragonz Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wow it's so beautiful :D
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hamzie Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
oh man this is too beautiful for words..spyro the dragon basically sums up my childhood. the new one is an abomination. ;C
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Gleaming-Hope Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Chibi look! ^^ Sparx is still following him everywhere, helping him in his quest to free all frozen dragons. Love the color theme. ^^
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yilli Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student General Artist
This is so pretty~
I also hate what they've done to the 'new' Spyro... He looks like a gremlin monster.
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OoooCynderoooO Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011   Traditional Artist
holy! amazing Shiny Gem!
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thunderyoshi Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Holy fudge...this is beautiful dude, I love it!
And I have to agree, nothing will ever beat the original Spyro games. They were my childhood <3
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crazydragonlover Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
LUV SPYRO!!!! I think the skylander spyro is okay... it just don't like the face.....
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xStarCrossedx Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my...it's wonderful to see fan art of the old Spryo! Especially a picture like this one! ^-^ It's beautiful!
I've been seeing a bit too much support for new "spyro" lately. I don't get what's so appealing >: I think "spyro" was just thrown in to be used as a cash-cow at this point.
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MoonchildinTheSky Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
oh gosh i used to play this game when i was a kid!!! i love your pic!! it brings me memories♥
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ulqui-chan10 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
i like how you call this "playing around" as if it's no big deal XD good job (:
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Haven't gotten to play Spyro yet, great artwork though! :)
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Sayuki-kun Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Awe soo cute! And I have no idea what to say about that game but, that Spyro looks awkward...
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CranberryNoodles Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
why would you take a cute and spunky little dragon and make it so..troll-ish and disgusting
I DON'T UNDERSTAND

I've always loved the way you draw spyro though c': especially the ripply scale texture and the gorgeous scenery you put him in
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theWriterMAB Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student Writer
:lol: I agree!
The first three Sypro games have remained my faves -- notably Ripto's Rage & Year of the Dragon. :heart:

I don't understand what they are doing...its just too sad. :(

Although Year of the Dragonfly wasn't THAT bad. //shot
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Annoyedtoolate Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Gaaaaaaaawh. So nostalgic now... Old Spyro was the best. Whatever the hell that thing is *points to Skylander* it looks stupid.
You really portrayed him well here. Well done!
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A-VeyZ Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Ever since Los my inner child has died inside. I wished they would just stop making Spyro games. They should've stopped after "Year of the Dragon"

But this....this is picture is beautiful. A true nostalgic picture of the old games. Just warms me up that people still love the old true classic. Very well done with the lighting as well!
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PokeWaysMilez Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
Oh, how beautiful! 8D
This makes me so happy. :3 Maybe I'll porint it out and hang it up in my room along with all my other pictures of Spyro. x3 :heart:
I see you're a fan of the old Spyro. Me too. .w. He was the best.
Actually, I have a story about my childhood memories with Spyro. If you want to read it, it's here: [link]
The only thing I ask is, if it touchs you, pass it on. I really want people to see how much such a simple thing as a game can mean so much to someone. ^^
And PLEASE don't think I'm doing this for pageviews. @A@;;; I'm not. I just want to share my love for Spyro with other Spyro fans. :3 :heart:
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DanLeMan14 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Student Digital Artist
This looks totally awesome! :la:
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Neko244 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
Wow. This is purely awesome. :clap:
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ViviRouce Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
So Pretty and cute.. :3
Original Spyro FTW! :meow:
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allanimerules1 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
MY childhood is revived!
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ElderGoddess Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I am very proud to say that I own every one of the Spyro games and I'm not talking the new shit. I played the first "new" one and that one was the only one out of the new shit that was worth a damn.

But they are trying to bring back the money maker which that is Spyro, and I say REMAKE the old ones for the new systems. -facedesk-

Darn you now I want to play Spyro. -goes and hooks up ps2-
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