Re: [art_education] Re: Underwater artists/Hawaii
- A few of many::::::http://www.jeffwilkie.comJeff Wilkie paints Hawaiian scenes under the sea of dolphins, humpback whales, reef fish, and so on.www.belindaleigh.comBelinda Leigh, Hawaiian under the sea paintings.On Apr 1, 2010, at 4:29 AM, MarciaB wrote:
Thank you to everyone who responded to my underwater artist request! The artists given were a great variety of styles. I'm going to make a slideshow to show all these different ways artists have depicted underwater life. Wonderful, thanks!
--- In art_education@ yahoogroups. com, Judy Decker <jdecker4art@ ...> wrote:
> Greetings Marcia,
> I don't remember what grade level you are working with now, but my
> students loved the work of Ron G. Steven (Rogest).
> http://www.rogest. com/main/ ?_home
> http://www.rogest. com/main/ (if you want to see the intro)
> Canadian artist whose work is inspired by Aboriginal dot paintings. He
> did spend some time in Australia.
> I bought four Giglee prints. Kept the two fish but gave away the
> turtle and octopus. I emailed him to see if he still has that size
> available, but he is away from email for a while. If I do hear back, I
> will let you know.
> I also used the fanciful fish by Louis Renard with students. Many
> years ago, there was calendar that had great images. Dover has a book
> and CD now. You might be able to get the large picture book (check
> eBay etc).
> Another contemporary artist is Wyland:
> http://www.wyland. com/index. htm
> I used fish art from many cultures in my teaching.... . always liked
> fish....Now fish consume a big chunk of my day. I love my 75 gallon
> aquarium! (plus I have a 10 gallon now too). I keep freshwater fish -
> have all parts of the world represented. Saltwater is too complicated
> for me. My son does both.
> I have a folder of lots of fish art - many artists - but this should
> get you started. You might find links on IAD, too.
> Judy Decker