There's definitely room for overlap between my scientific passions and my artistic creativity. Most of these illustrations were a part of the Spring 2015 BI 450 Marine Biology class at Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon.
Neotrypaea californienses - ghost shrimp!
Pollicipes polymerus, the gooseneck barnacle
Velella velella: By-the-wind sailor
Diaulula sandiegensis - Leopard Dorid
Pruple sea urchins! Strongylocentrotus purpuratus.jpg Say that five times fast
Anthropluera elegantissima - such a pretty little anemone!
Gasterosteus aculeatus - three spined stickleback
Parophrys vetelus - English sole
Leptocottus ornatus - Pacific staghorn sculpin
Sygnathus leptorhynictus - bay pipefish
Cymatogaster aggregata - shiner perch
Pholis ornata - saddleback gunnel
Some sort of slmonid..
Olygocottus snyderi - fluffy sculpin
Leopard shark! Triakis semifosciota
Nucella Ostrina, watercolor pencil
Painted eggs 2016
Painted eggs 2013
Hands in waves
Sometimes I try out creating with other media. It's usually an adventure..
Most creative moments don't expand beyond the sketchbook page into a full-scale project.
line study waves
line study empowerment
graphite study lesser goldfinch
graphite study sequoia
line study Colombia Gorge
graphite study shoreline
graphite study lake
perspective study mugs with lamp
shell study clam
shell study limpet
shell study conch
line study - mountains
line study cherry blossoms
perspective study Barcelona museum
Finals week cartoon
oil pastel studies