His Majesty asked me to paint his shield with the kingdom arms.
I reviewed the current images of the kingdom arms in use, but found that the dragon is a bit too short, plump and 'cute' for my taste. Dragons are supposed to be fierce, not adorable!
So the dragon I painted is less polished than recent renditions, but is longer-bodied and (hopefully) fearsome.
The laurel wreath is technically supposed to be around the dragon-and-forest; but at the same time, in heraldry you use the charges to fill the space provided. This is not a perfect interpretation of the kingdom arms, but I think he'll still be recogniseable on the field.
The brilliant yellow is in fact an entire spray can of automotive body paint - it will probably outlast the shield itself.