Draft version of a Uechi ryu karate 3 panel piece for Instagram. Originally worked on this piece for a book cover as I was learning Photoshop many, many years ago.
I remember doing the animals separately due to memory & file size constraints/and merging them together at the end. All the interesting Instagram karate and mma feeds have really made me miss martial arts training.
The idea was to capture what each animal meant to the system. As I recall the tiger was power, speed, strikes and footwork, the crane was blocking and some different strikes and the dragon was the spirit and breathing…
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