Stickleback Fish Watercolor
Hello friends! Well, I know I promised to post this a couple of days ago, but at this time of the month our internet service slows down a whole lot during normal daytime hours. So I happened to wake up a few minutes ago, and it is only 4:00 a.m. right now and decided now is as good a time as any to get this done! I went to bed early, and I don’t have to go anywhere today!
This Stickleback fish is one of the most challenging things I have ever painted. He is in a stream of course and most likely looking for food somewhere. Hopefully he won’t get hooked! (Derek, this is just for looking at, not eating! Although, out of curiosity, what kind of wine would go well with one?) As I stated in a previous post, this is for my friend Derek who also has a WordPress blog. He had a post about Stickleback fish a while back which is what gave me the idea to do this for him. (I hope you like it, Derek!)
In other news I began practicing my Chinese brush calligraphy yesterday, and I think I will be learning that for the rest of my life! Wow, it is difficult! I really want to find someone locally who does it and might help me so I don’t develop any bad habits! I don’t know if that will happen, but in the meantime, I will keep on keeping on!
I hope everyone is having a nice end to the summer months. We were able to leave our air conditioning off last night. As I type now there is a nice cool breeze coming through the window. Fall is on its way…I hope! We do sometimes get a few really hot days or weeks in September so I know the hot weather isn’t quite over yet. Well, I’m going back to bed!
Have a wonderful day, and give someone you love a big hug! 🙂
Posted on August 31, 2016, in Watercolor Paintings and tagged Chinese Brush Painting, Stickleback Under the Waterfalls, Sumi-e: The Art of Japanese Ink Painting, watercolor painting, Yellow Tang Fish. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.
This is amazing, Patsy! It looks real. I love that you’re experimenting with different forms of art…you make it look so easy, but I know it’s not. Well done! ❤
Thank you, Jill. I appreciate that! 🙂
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Well done, and thank you, Patsy. My favourite white wine is Sancerre, so I guess that would be the one.
Thanks, Derrick! I am glad you like it! I have not tried that wine but I hardly ever drink. I’ll have to look for it, though. Feel free to try and print this out if you want to! 🙂