Diving with a Seahorse – #NatureDoodlewash

Seahorse - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Seahorse – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Today for my #NatureDoodlewash  “hike”  I went diving underwater 😉  I am going to share my watercolor of a beautiful sea creature a “ Seahorse“.  I love everything that has to do with ocean, sea and water and I enjoyed very much to paint the colorful beauty of this Seahorse.

Seahorse - Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Seahorse – Original Watercolor ©Carolina Russo

Seahorse is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. “Hippocampus” comes from the Ancient Greek word hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”. The word “seahorse” is often written as two separate words, or hyphenated. Having a head and neck suggestive of a horse, seahorses also feature segmented bony armour, an upright posture and a curled prehensile tail.

Seahorse is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. “Hippocampus” comes from the Ancient Greek word hippos meaning “horse” and kampos meaning “sea monster”. The word “seahorse” is often written as two separate words, or hyphenated. Having a head and neck suggestive of a horse, seahorses also feature segmented bony armour, an upright posture and a curled prehensile tail.


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“The World Watercolor Month” you can learn all about it here!

 

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Details about my
doodlewash:
 watercolor outlined with black ink pen. I used  French Artists Watercolors  Sennelier  l’Aguarelle 12 demi-godets half-pans travel metal box  and Pigma Micron Black ink pen #005. Painted over a Mixed Media  Sketchbook!

With this watercolor I am also  joining Charlie at doodlewash  for  #NatureDoodlewash

You all are welcome to join with your doodlewash! If you do… don’t forget to “Tag” your image.

 

#NatureDoodlewash

Have a wonderful weekend and…Happy Doodles!

©Carolina Russo

©Carolina Russo

©Copyright Carolina Russo – yesterdayafter.com

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27 thoughts on “Diving with a Seahorse – #NatureDoodlewash

  1. That is gorgeous, Carolina. It has such a sweet face!

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  2. This gorgeous. I love it. The blend of color is beautiful and drawing lovely. Karen

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  3. So beautiful! I think that the seahorse is to the ocean what fireflies are to the woods. Little magical beings.

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  4. Beautiful horse with a bit of whimsy for jewelry! love this! I am also an ocean lover 🙂

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  5. So amazing! I wish I had that hanging in my bedroom so I could look at it everyday!

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  6. That’s a magnificent seahorse, Carolina! They must have been larger at some point in history to be classed as monsters though! Nowadays they’re merely cute! 😀

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  7. LOVE THIS ONE!! This is really beautifully done, Carolina. The washes of color with your expressive lines are brilliant! Awesome work! 😍

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    • Aww thank you Charlie for such a great comment I am so happy that you like it in a way I knew you would! I loved to create these washes! ❤ 😉

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  8. Your art is alive! ❤

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  9. Love your colors! Beautiful Carolina!! 🐚😍🎨

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  10. Brilliant! wonderful work, Carolina. The colours are amazing like always.

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