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Leafy Sea Dragon Watercolor FINISHED!!

 

Hello Friends!

Well, here he is! These are found mostly in the waters of southern Australia. So I was looking for an Australian male name since it is the male of the species that carries and gives birth to the babies. However, I couldn’t find one that I liked right now. But I have always liked the name Leif! So I think that is what I shall call him.

This was really one of the toughest paintings I’ve ever done. So much detail! But that is what keeps me focused. This project was relaxing, though, so that’s all that matters to me!

They come in a variety of other colors and the one I painted had a lot of brown spots.

And before you go, check out this short video of a real leafy sea dragon “swimming.” Even though they have unusual looking fins, they mostly just float around. Also, the second link is to a wonderful site where you can learn a lot more about this amazing creature!

https://youtu.be/aVPzcQDN-C4

http://www.arkive.org/leafy-seadragon/phycodurus-eques/image-G112108.html

Thanks to all of my newest followers! I appreciate everyone’s support.

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

 

 

 

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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 June 7, 2018, in Art Talk, Watercolor Paintings and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.

  1. Fantastic, Patsy! You have really shown how delicate he is in your painting ❤ Thanks for the links too.

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  2. The hard work paid off, well done it’s beautiful x

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  3. I can see the dragon reference and it’s one of the strangest creatures I’ve ever seen. It almost looks like natures karmic joke. Thanks for sharing the video and the extra information. You did a superb job paint such an odd creature.

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  4. Great job, Patsy! Leif…as in Leif Garrett? LOL! Do you remember him? He was always on the covers of my Tiger Beat Magazine. 🙂

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  5. Thank you, Resa! This is one dragon I’d love to see up close!!

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  6. Yay!!! Nice job, Patsy.

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  7. Lovely! I would never be afraid of this dragon! Luv it!

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