In Japan, dragonflies are very popular. They are important symbols in Japanese art and poetry. Samurai often used dragonfly designs on clothing, helmets and swords. Another name for Japan is “Akitsushima” which means “dragonfly island”. Japan was the first country to establish a dragonfly nature reserve, the Dragonfly Kingdom, in Nakamura.
This is a watercolor on 140 lb coldpress watercolor papaer and is 5x7.