I love sharks.

I’ve loved them since I was about 10 years old. I used to draw them all over my school books, bought or borrowed every book I could find about them so I could learn as much as possible about these fascinating creatures. I simply adored them.

Blue sharks and Nurse sharks are in my top three, but Great Whites always have been and always will be me favourite.

It’s been a few years since I drew a shark, but then I came across the wonderful photography of George Probst sharkpix.com, and he kindly gave me permission use his photo as a reference for this artwork!

Title: Graceful.
Size: 10×14 inches.
Medium: Caran d’Ache Luminance & Faber-Castell Polychromos colour pencils on Fabriano Artistico watercolour paper.
Photo reference: George Probst sharkpix.com. Used with permission.

Luminance & Polychromos Colour Pencil Shark


2 Comments

annemarieart · March 7, 2016 at 9:51 am

Beautiful work! I love the softness of your colouring. Have you been on any shark diving tours, they have some good ones at Pt Lincoln, where I’m from πŸ™‚

    Kat · March 7, 2016 at 12:29 pm

    Thank you so much Anne-Marie! πŸ˜€ No, I haven’t – yet. I’d really love to be in one of those perspex shark cages with great whites all around me. πŸ™‚

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