Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 11-21-2011, 04:24 AM   #11
Aquarium Advice Obsessed
 
Mumma.of.two's Avatar


 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Sunny Queensland, Australia
Posts: 11,132
Quote:
Originally Posted by squidsquiggle
These are all great! Watercolors are my favorite. And the jewelry is very cute!

Here are some of my fish inspired paintings (and a print) from a few years back. (The first painting is supposed to be the fish reflected around the corner of the tank - I probably don't have to explain that here, you guys get it. My professors did not have aquariums and thought it was slightly more creepy than intended.)

I'd love to see more people's art!
Wow they are great! I love the second one!
__________________

Mumma.of.two is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2011, 08:58 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
Talvari's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 732
I just started up using water color paints after a long hiatus. The first picture, the betta, only took me about half an hour. I was just playing around with my water-color pencils.



The second picture I used actual water color and it took me probably 20 hours or so by the time I sketched it out, used the masking fluid, and then did the various layers. I'm still not quite done with it... I need to add some texture to the rocks in the background, add darker tones, and I need to rework the fish tails. But here we are...




By the way, squidsquiggle, I absolutely love those pics! Particularly the sea horses and the reflection one.
__________________

__________________
Fish deserve time, effort and lots of care!!! Please don't impulse buy!

55 gallon, 46 gallon, 10 gallon, 5 gallon, 2.5 gallon
Talvari is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2011, 05:48 PM   #13
Daphnia are People Too.
Community Moderator
 
absolutangel04's Avatar



POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Lincoln, NE
Posts: 8,876
Those are both great Talvari, I particularly like the bottom one. I have never used the watercolor pencils before. How do you like them?
__________________
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, but thankfully they both led to fish stores.
absolutangel04 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2011, 05:54 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
squidsquiggle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Oklahoma
Posts: 70
Thanks everyone for the kind comments! Those are very nice, Talvari. I love all the little delicate speckles on the bottom fish.
__________________

__________________
squidsquiggle is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Article: What You Should Know About Fish Nutrition Fishguy2727 Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 14 02-01-2012 09:41 AM
fish cycling inqury almcloud Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 6 10-01-2011 08:36 PM
17 dead fish 3 seprut tanks all started from fish bought fron the same shop Shaymarie Aquaria Off-Topic 38 09-26-2011 07:15 PM
Sick Clown Fish - Advice Pls AnnieT Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 1 09-26-2011 09:54 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.