Bobtail Squid

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Bobtail Squid by Amy Crook

Bobtail Squid by Amy Crook

I think bobtail squid are just the cutest of the squid family, so I decided to paint one up for another tiny painting. He’s actually a deep-sea creature, so he should rightly be floating in a serene black depth, but I wanted to give him a little lighter of a background, so I made it a dark blue with a bit of sunshine coming in. Maybe it’s really the lights of an oncoming research vessel, who knows?

Bobtail Squid, 4″x6″ oil paint on canvas board with a 5″ wooden easel.

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