Oct 17, 2010

Double Koi

Well....I'm delighted to have finally completed a piece I've been working on for a while now. It's the first of my fish pieces to be done on the canvas.
My subject matter was drawn from photos I'd taken while visiting my friend Roc back in June. She has a wonderful little koi pond with some of the biggest koi fish I'd seen anywhere. I must have taken a hundred shots of them while standing on the little bridge that goes over the pond.
For this piece I combined fish from two different shots. I also decided that for this particular piece I would leave the underpainting in the upper left hand exposed since it seemed to add to the overall effect of the water.

Hope to make more from these lovely creatures. Roc....thank you for sharing your inspiration!


sharon said...

Wanda! This is incredible and beautiful!

Nancy Standlee said...

Beautiful painting. Size?

Terri Kahrs said...

You're truly captured the sense of movement and grace, Wanda. Stunning work! Hugs, Terri xoxo

WW said...

Thank you for your lovely comments. I enjoyed working on this one.
Nancy...in answer to your question...this one is 12x16.

roc said...

love it!! love that those are my fishies, too! how fun. i can see why someone bought it already!! it's amazing.