In Chinese tradition, the pearl is the source of the dragon's power. This tropical plant's beauty is in its eye-catching dramatic blooms - white-heart shaped sepals from which emerge a bright red flower sporting long stamens. Learn to paint this composition by following Ning's folksy delivery of step-by-step instructions that address all necessary aspects of completing a finished masterpiece! For best results use the following materials, available at OAS. PAPER: Double Shuen; BRUSHES: Flow, Large Flow, Small Mountain Horse, Large Orchid Bamboo; COLORS: Chinese Yellow & Vermillion, Da Vinci White, Schmincke Cadmium Red Deep, Winsor & Newton Indigo, Alizarin Crimson, Perylene Violet; OAS Best Bottle Ink.