Sea Turtle 2

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Sea Turtle 2 by Amy Crook

Sea Turtle 2 by Amy Crook

A bonus post! This little turtle was the predecessor to yesterday’s art, and when I was looking on the blog to link to him, I realized I hadn’t ever given him his own post.

I really like the splooshy-bright turquoise sea he’s swimming through, which makes me think of the Caribbean, especially the way his simple 3-color palette stands out against it. He’s done in the same gold and green as the third turtle, but with white for highlights rather than the purple shadows.

Sea Turtle 2, 6″x4″ watercolor and Primatek watercolor on Fluid watercolor paper.

Sea Turtle 2, detail, by Amy Crook

Sea Turtle 2, detail, by Amy Crook

Above, you can see the details of his shell and determined little face. Below, the piece is in a tiny frame, all ready to add a splash of marine life to someone’s desk.

Sea Turtle 2, framed art by Amy Crook

Sea Turtle 2, framed art by Amy Crook

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2 Responses to “Sea Turtle 2”

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  1. Andria says:

    Love this little guy!
    (of course!)

  2. Amy says:

    I had a feeling you would. ♥