Over my April break, I took some time to finish my saltwater coral reef illustration. If you’ve been visiting here for a while, you might remember me showing parts of it as I completed it. But work and life took over and it was put on the back burner. Now it is completed! Here it […]
Tag: my private reef
Jellyfish turned out to be more complex to illustrate than I thought they would be. Their translucent quality threw me off at first. The simpler the object appears the harder it is to render in any medium. It’s easier to see flaws whereas when something is complex our eyes get caught up in the layering […]
An animal that eats mostly zooplankton and crustaceans is a planktivore. These little Royal Grammas are planktivores and they live at my private reef. Real grammas are just as colorful as my illustration. I’m amazed how vibrant sea life is. So, did you know what a planktivore was? (I didn’t.) illustration by me!
Another illustration project I have is creating a coral reef teaming with life. When it’s completed, there will be corals, crustaceans, mollusks, fish, and things I don’t’ even know what category they fit into yet. All the creatures will be based on real animals. This is a small peak at a tiny part of my […]