Crane #1 (6" x 6") oil on masonite
So the grand question: what color represents white? Going to definitely revisit this theme, I love all the folds and creases in the paper. In Japan cranes are mystical creatures that symbolize good fortune and longevity; I've always loved the story of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. Below is my sketch I did beforehand, tweaked the composition just a tad.