American Beauties #3

Spondylus Americanus

In “American Beauties #3”, I decided to create a slightly different sort of abstract background suggestive of a tropical reef. Bioluminescent flecks ride atop currents with the suggestion of interesting ocean terrain just below the surface. Against this backdrop I once again displayed beautiful and colorful spondylus at various angles, striving for the collective feel of a Gulfstream adventure. Though this was my third and final study in the series, I could easily return to painting spiny oysters in future work.