The finished Chinatown mural "Ariose."
2 of the 9 Koi fish are painted in the mural foreground.
The other Koi fish are painted swimming in an arc underneath the dragon and fairy. I especially enjoyed painting the water and splashes, and studied traditional Chinese artists for inspiration.
The Ariose mural with additional Chinatown artwork during the Ice on Whyte festival. Image courtesy of Lincoln Ho.