Monday, April 18, 2011

Duet (Koi)


Duet (Koi)

Pen & ink and watercolor on Canson Montval cold press acid-free watercolor paper. Image size: approximately 5 x 5 inches; page size 7 x 9 inches.
14–17 April 2011

not for sale
8 x 10 print available in the shop


Illustration Friday: Journey 
In Chinese legend, the Koi that swim against the stream of the rushing falls of the Yellow River and successfully cross through the Dragon's Gate turn into dragons, and continue their journey into the clouds in the sky—thus symbolic of tenacity, perseverance, and advancement.

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4 comments:

  1. I love the graphic quality of these and I'm really envious of your line work

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  2. Lovely illo....I love the chinese legend also...

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