Entirely Acrylics on Stretched Gallery Wrapped Canvas (1.5 inches Deep)
Inspiration for this cool giant rock-cliff came from the grounds of Inn at the Cove in Pismo Beach. Pastry tips were used to form many of these paint sculptures then dropped in a gritty texture paste for the cliff textures.
Abstract glass looking sea butterflies span across the water top where transparency in paint creates dreamy see-through shadows. Many of the paint forms retain flexibility when dry.
The sea fan was the beginnings of yet another formation of templates designed by Ruth Collis for other aspiring artists to learn how to trace with paint, let dry, then transfer to the painting like done here.
Far left seashell is also among the discoveries on seeing how well this paint can form in a mold. The delicate lines show amazing realism & after being painted to look like a real seashell, it now is placed part way off the edge to draw attention to how flexible it is. Go ahead & carefully poke the center of the shell & see how it truly is totally flexible all acrylic paint! This now also protects the environment more when seashells can be left in the sea as homes for their animals.
Psychiatrist, Robert B. Gordon, MD says, "I like 'Undersea Garden' because it looks so lifelike! As if I were actually looking at a coral infested rock under the ocean."