2012 is the year of the Dragon! Here is a painting that I am currently working on to celebrate. Again on a recent trip to NYC, (I should just move there I think) going through the SOHO area there is a store called "Pearl River". Love this store for the color explosion and intriguing items from the Orient. They have paper dragons hanging from the ceiling, lanterns all over and bamboo bird cages. I have been harboring some photos that I took and am now bringing it to create my first painting of the new year. What better than to start off with a dragon theme in honor of the Chinese New Year. Here so far is my step by step progress on developing the painting.