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Aqua Lakeside Dash

Aqua Lakeside Dash

In “Aqua Lakeside Dash,” I wanted to capture the essence of Wartortle, a Water-type Pokémon, in its natural habitat. I placed Wartortle in the middle of the canvas, dashing along the lakeside, with an explosion in the background. This explosion harmoniously contrasts the purple of Wartortle’s skin with the oranges of the flash, a deliberate choice to demonstrate the interplay of colors.

Wartortle, evolving from Squirtle and preceding Blastoise, has a rich lore, including a lifespan that can exceed 10,000 years due to the nutrients in its tail. I drew inspiration from this lore to create a depiction that combines Wartortle’s agility and strength with a serene yet dynamic backdrop.

I chose an impressionist style for this piece, characterized by loose brushwork and a focus on light and color interplay. This approach highlights the contrast between Wartortle’s movement and the lakeside setting’s stillness. Ultimately, “Aqua Lakeside Dash” is both a tribute to Wartortle’s enduring appeal and a showcase of my innovative approach to color and composition.

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Digital Download - Instant gratification! Have the file available to you at checkout in 5 different aspect ratios!

Pearl Linen Postcard - This 3.5"x5" postcard is printed on linen, creating a almost canvas appearance. Between the linen weaves are pearlescent clusters, which increase the contrast of the art.

Holographic Poster - Printed on 8.5"x11" heavy duty card stock, these posters are dipped in holographic foil prior to printing. This enhances all of the darker tones in each painting (especially the line art), bringing subtle shards of iridescent colors when hit with direct light.

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