40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones starts this weekend, and we're seeing dragons everywhere. Dragons perched over cities! Dragons on electric guitars! People and their pets dressed as dragons! Dragons are the universal signifier of awesomeness.

To celebrate the unfathomable coolness and raging fury of dragons, we've collected dozens of hardcore pieces of dragon art and dragon cosplay. Behold our awesome dragon hoard!

Top image: Fire Dragon by Vlad Studio on Deviant Art.

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Earthsea Papercraft by Tehanu

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By El Grimlock at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Dan Bong

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Screencap from Battle of Giants

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Jarling at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Mechanical Dragon by Brian Healy at Philcon, 2001

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Vampire Princess 007 at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Anne Stokes at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Costume by Erlinda G. at Coolest Homemade Costume

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Costume by Nils N. at Coolest Homemade Costume

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

We're not sure who made this wonderful dog costume, but it has made its way all over the internet thanks to its immense awesomeness.

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Patrick Glynn

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Airbrush Tattoo by Lone Wolf DK at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Kozmaty at at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Airbrushed Guitar by Laura Cooper

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Frank Hong at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Airbrushed Van by Exquisite Airbrushing

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Dragon Skull by Anne Stokes at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Christopher6 at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Dragons Lair by Anne Stokes at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Jarling at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

We have no idea who (or where, or when) these amazing dragons come from — but they were too good to pass up! (Look at those heels!)

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Fire dragon by Ugly Flowers at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Hand Puppet by Red Wyvern Studios at Etsy (no longer available)

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Horse in Dragon Costume from Unicorner Farm

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Ice Dragon by Toasted Rabbits at Fanpop

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Ice Dragon by The Gryph at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Mommy Dragon by Amisgaudi at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Airbrushed Motorcycle Helmet from helmetsetc.com

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

2007 NYC Halloween Parade photo by Peanutian at Flickr

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Realistic Charizard by Okami Amaterasu at Fanpop

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Ren Faire Costume photo by Stray Light Revelation at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Origami "Ryujin 3.5" by Satoshi Kamiya

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By S McNonnahs at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

By Tony DiTerlizzi

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Steampunk Dragon by Patrick Glynn

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Monster Racer Costume, Tokyo Game Show 2008, photo by Destructoid.com

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Toothless cosplay by Freaky Orange at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Toothless cosplay by Monoyasha at Deviant Art

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Trinidad Carnival Costume photo by Trace Butler

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Water Dragon by Anne Stokes

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Winter Dragon By Patrick Glynn

40+ Amazing Pieces of Dragon Art and Cosplay

Hand Puppets by Wyeten Puppetry at The Norwich Dragon Festival