However, the mask died recently so my brother has asked me to do a new design for his new mask. I wanted to push the Chinese dragon idea further. Thinking similar to the old Any Moog Bruins mask, but basing it off the Chinese dragons you see on the streets on Chinese New Year. My initial sketch was this:
However, I didn't like this. Seemed to Meso-American to me. I think because of it being so geometric and lacking any roundness? Took another stab:
I liked this better. So this will be a good jumping off point. I'll post the final on here when I've reached that point.