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Year of the Dragon 2012 by dumblyd0re Year of the Dragon 2012 by dumblyd0re
I've had quite an intense few weeks at work so I wanted to chill out a bit tonight and work on an idea I'd been nursing for several days.

Lunar new year is just around the corner, and 2012 is year of the dragon—my zodiac! It's the best one of all, of course. ;)

Perfectionist in me will be redoing the calligraphic part because I used a shitty Photoshop brush to emulate the strokes. Anyone got ideas on how to do Chinese calligraphy digitally?

Full view is best. And this is wallpaper size so feel free to download and use for your personal use. I will add other sizes soon.

Drawn on Corel Draw 12, coloured and edited in Photoshop.
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stephanielok Jan 24, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
oo where do u work now Jen! Update me!!!!
dumblyd0re Jan 26, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
LOL still working solo, Steph, but I treat it pretty much like I am in an office anyhow.
I need to hear about what you're up to!
stephanielok Jan 26, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
yea, how's freelance coming along? :) I've started a Job at an app studio, designing iphone applications. Will update u more on that. Are u coming into the city this weekend? I think we are doing a uni catch up!
dumblyd0re Jan 27, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Doing well. A bit too well, actually... it's hindering my job searching process, but I've stopped accepting new projects. Just makes me wonder if I should just pursue becoming a business.
Oh app building is cool! I've just finished working with a company on one. Launching it soon. I will never take an app for granted—they are so difficult to build from concept to finished product. Look forward to hearing about your adventures.
I think I will be there on Sunday, but probably not for too long. What time is it?
stephanielok Jan 27, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
wow for real! You gotta tell me all about this app project you worked on! :) Glad to hear you are doing well! Hopefully I can catch up with you on Sunday! (not sure about the time..will ask on facebook).
Very cool design and I love the colors.
dumblyd0re Jan 20, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Thanks so much! :)
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