Season of the Dragon--Mirumoto Shiryu by aprillee
Medium: Mixed--Acrylics, acrylic inks, colored pencils. This painting was created for the collectible card game, LEGEND OF THE FIVE RINGS, published by Alderac Entertainment Group (AEG). The image was primarily for a poster advertising the game's "Season of the Dragon" game tournaments. The Dragon are one of the Clans you can play in the game. They are a Clan of samurai and mystic tattooed monks (magic users). The figure is Mirumoto Shiryu, a samurai duellist trained in the Niten (two-sword) technique that the Mirumoto family is famed for. The Dragon Clan live in mountainous lands. A former member of the Clan is now the Lady Moon. The image was also used on a promotional card for the game. And the character is named after one of the more prominent Legend of the Five Rings players in France.