Wednesday, May 28, 2008

EDM Challenge # 166: Draw a Fish


This is my drawing for the EDM Challenge #166: Draw a Fish. It's a White Spotted Pufferfish, my favorite fish to watch..

We see them when we snorkel in Hawaii. They look almost like a dog or a seal - they're very curious and slow and cute.  They follow you along as you snorkel, watch you with their eyes and flutter their little yellow fins.They come in a number of colors, but my favorites are the taupe with white spots.




We're going to the Big Island in one week, so will get to see them again!

I used wikipedia for a source picture. Here's the link and pic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pufferfish



19 comments:

art addict said...

Love it! Now that is a face only a mother could love, right!? He kind of looks like my pug when he is looking like E.T.


Well painted. I like your handling of the colors on the body of the fish.

luba_smith said...

Wow! Don't see too many fish from that angle. Well done!

MaryO said...

Nice work, and he is cute, just as you said!

africantapestry said...

I lovew your fish...so well done! Feels like he's followint me with his eyes, every movement!
ronell

SCquiltaddict said...

What a great fish....terrific job!

Sandy said...

Now that fish has attitude!

Pippa said...

I'm glad you put the original photograph on there - your painting is great! Well done!

Christie said...

Wonderful job, and my favorite fish, too! They're very personable. I don't see as many since I left Oahu, and had forgotten how colorful they can be.

anne m bray said...

fishtastic!
much better than your source
you captured its personality

Linda said...

Hee hee -- he's GREAT! What a fantastic expression on his face. He DOES look a lot like a dog, too.

Arty Velarde said...

oh my, this is great.
I like your colors

Laurie said...

I love all things fish! This is very cool!

Shelly McC said...

Great fish!

Odd Chick said...

I love this fish. He has so much character!!

Rita said...

OMGosh! You captured the puffer fish!! Nice job! :)

Anita Davies said...

Lovely work!!!

caseytoussaint said...

Wow - perfect. What a great drawing.

Anonymous said...

That is a marvelous piece of work! I have been waiting patiently for you to update your blog so that I can see more of your work. How much longer will you keep us all waiting?

Anna T. said...

How fun to paint fish!