A blast furnace is an awesome thing, and a dragon is also awesome. Do they not resemble each other? A central furnace filled with molten metal is easily compared with the fire-breathing fantastic creature of lore. Here, elements from a blast furnace are recombined to make a dragon whose body is a hearth and whose wings and furnishings are sheet steel and openwork iron. There is a whole genus of steel dragons rattling and fuming fire-lit smoke.
Brown sepia Pitt technical pen ink on sketchbook page, 4" x 3 3/4", January 29, 2015.