This octopus mixed media painting was created with ink, acrylic, chalk pastel and watercolour to try to capture the changing colours, translucent areas and textures. One of the ocean's most unique and mysterious creatures.
A mixed media painting celebrating the changing colors of octopus! Getting up-close and personal with the tentacles, which are squeezed into an interesting shape. I've seen many octopus from the Salish Sea nearby. Their movement, texture and ability to change color in a second, are just some of the things that make them so unique. When they spread themselves out, they look almost translucent in places.
I live on the west coast of Canada, a place full of wild adventure and bold colors. I’m the daughter of a lighthouse keeper, so I was born on a tiny island in the middle of the ocean where groceries were delivered by helicopter and trips to town meant riding with the Coast Guard.
I’m still an island girl, just on a bigger island now. Basically a plaid wearing, often distracted, paddle-boarding, crooked haired, not-so-trendy go-getter who loves to travel.
I feel most inspired when I’m mixing mediums and experimenting with combinations. My life on the west coast ...
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.