eel!

Added on by Taylor Greenfield.

I love eels.  No doubt this fascination was recently brought to the forefront because "river monsters" is on netflix and I can't stop watching it... but I digress. A new drawing, a new body of work.  Not all eels, of course, but plenty of fish.  Representations of our dear ancient lakes--and someday, when it stops being winter (ahem, michigan!), I'll swim in them again.   Can you believe there are actually eels in Michigan?  Mostly in lake erie, but still.  Incredible.

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Here's my starting point.  my box of chalk pastels may look disorganized, but... yeah ok, it is.  Terribly.  But I tend to work fairly quickly, using a combination of my fingers, palms, and general flailing... so even if I start with everything in order it never stays that way for long.

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All in all, a lovely productive day.  Check out the Ancient Lake gallery for more details of the work.  Cheers!

-taylor