Tentacle Deeps 47

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

Tentacle Deeps 47 by Amy Crook

Tentacle Deeps 47 by Amy Crook

The tentacles are back, and it’s even Tuesday! This piece started with the crosshatched background in black Sharpie marker, and then watercolor in layers on top of it. The tentacles themselves are thickly scribbled on, so the iridescent paint has a bit of texture to it where it floats atop the watery teal wash.

Tentacle Deeps 47, 8″x8″ iridescent watercolor and Sharpie marker on Fluid watercolor paper.

Tentacle Deeps 47, detail, by Amy Crook

Tentacle Deeps 47, detail, by Amy Crook

Above, you can see the sunlight reflecting purple off the iridescent tentacles, and the metallic golden bubbles floating serenely nearby. Below, you can see the piece in a frame on my wall, though without the helpful iPhone which for some reason doesn’t yet come with an anti-gravity feature.

Tentacle Deeps 47, framed art by Amy Crook

Tentacle Deeps 47, framed art by Amy Crook

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  1. […] which are still waiting to be worked on after a couple of weeks of waffling. I really like the way this tentacle piece came out, which is why I tried out the red spirals, but I’m not sure tentacles are the right […]