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Watercolor of Yellow Tang Fish

Yellow Tang Fish

Hello everyone!  I wanted to share my latest painting of some Yellow Tang fish.  I am attempting to branch out into painting other sea creatures even though I still feel the most comfortable with my love for sea turtles.

This is an 11″ x 15″ watercolor on 300 lb. Fabriano watercolor paper.  I wanted to do something using complimentary colors of which yellow and purple are my very favorites.  I was a little disappointed with how the ocean foliage turned out, and I wish the fish looked more luminescent.  Obviously, I still have a lot to learn!

I have not really practiced drawing ocean foliage that much, but I plan to.  Even so, I am planning to try another one and probably in a different composition and size.  This was just not planned out very well.  Also, I was attempting some wet-in-wet technique with the purple foliage, but I know I overdid it.

Anyway, I still wanted to share it.  And just so you know, I am constructively criticizing my own work, not “fishing” for compliments…….;-)

Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug!  🙂

P. S. I have finished with the secret painting I have done, but I want to wait until I send it to my friend before I post it and that may not be until next week.  I am feeling a little bit under the weather today.   I plan to exercise some and try to sweat out this cold I feel I may have caught!

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About whitefeatherfloating

When I began this blog I was simply going to share my writing. However, after being part of the blogging world for quite some time now, I decided to begin sharing my artwork. Patsy's Creative Corner will always have my artwork and some writing, but I also created a blog called "My Crazy Life!" in order to simply write my short autobiography and hopefully get some feedback on it as I go. However, it is a very slow project right now. You can find it here: https://spreadingmy2wings.wordpress.com Thanks for visiting! :)

Posted on July 28, 2016, in Watercolor Paintings and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. LOL! Good one, Patsy! 🙂 I knew you weren’t ‘fishing.’ I love this! It’s so cheery and I especially love the tiny fish. Great job!
    I had a question, is there an easy way to upload a video into a blog post? I’m having problems. Thanks!

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  2. I love your painting Patsy. I hope you’ll be feeling much better very soon. 🌿🌸🌿

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