They're more brown black, and ivory white than black and white and nearly impossible to color correct for posting.
The substrate is 4-ply mat board that was heavily textured before washes of paint were done. The first two work well as a diptych. (pay it forward 4x6 size prints available on etsy.)
Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only
waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage.