Oyster Shells

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riding crested waves
drifting on currents landing
where sand meets sea

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Mostly oyster shells on the beach this year.

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That’s OK; I love to draw them with their subtle colors and convolutions.

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And I did!

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31 responses to “Oyster Shells”

  1. Catherine Johnson says :

    They look wonderful! You couldn’t have used a better medium.

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  2. Laura (Createarteveryday) says :

    You’ve done a wonderful job of capturing them, Kerfe. I just love your expressive marks; something I really aspire to. Thanks for bringing the beach to our screens today. ❤

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  3. Jodi says :

    beautiful – you make it look so free and effortless! I admire that!

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  4. Sharon Mann says :

    The ocean offers so many gifts for the artist. Your sketches bring back the smell of the surf and sand.

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  5. REcreate-RebeccaEvansCreate says :

    Superb drawings Kerfe, ❤️

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  6. Susan Feniak says :

    Yes, superb drawings Kerfe. Shells are great fun to draw.

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  7. Michael Richards (certainline) says :

    These are great! Some things just beg to be drawn, don’t they?

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  8. Teresa Robeson says :

    I love how you’ve captured the roughness of the shells…and I can even smell the brininess!

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  9. sarahsouthwest says :

    Lovely sketches, it’s amazing how individual shells can be.

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  10. Charlie O'Shields (doodlewash) says :

    Your line work is just … well… COOL! I love following the graceful little twists and turns you make. Nice!

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  11. memadtwo says :

    Don’t forget about that turtle bone. That was a real find.


  12. DS says :

    Oyster shells–what a challenging subject, yet you’ve recreated them perfectly! 🙂

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  13. merrildsmith says :

    Lovely drawings and poem, Kerfe!

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