Tiger Phoenix Dragon Turtle 2 Picture

I love this theme. White tiger/west, red bird/south, blue dragon/east, and black turtle/north.

The Chinese four directions, mythologically speaking.

I am planning to add some fabric pastels for highlights and definition. These four banners were painted on flat crepe silk with Setasilk and Dye-na-flow silk paints, using water-based resist to contain the colors inside of shapes. It is basically watercolor painting on silk.

These took me about 8 hours to do; I did them all in one day.

Here's a previous set I did with the same theme: [link]
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