Becka Watkins Art
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Fish Art

 

Lets Go Fishing

 
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The Kissing Fish

Original available. 40×40 acrylic and mixed media on gallery wrapped canvas

The kissing fish lives in the deep dark parts of the ocean. Only one sighting has ever been documented. An artist who was deep sea diving heard the kissing sounds “Smack, smack, smack.” When she turned to see where the sound was coming from, she found herself face to face with the Kissing fish. The artist barely made it out of the water before being kissed. She was later able to replicate its dynamic features with acrylics on canvas.

 

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The Bumble Fish

Original available. 40×40 acrylic and mixed media on gallery wrapped canvas

TVAA: FACTS, FICTIONS & LIES EXHIBITION DEC 4TH 2018

Today, the Bumble Fish lives in the Salmon River in Idaho. The Bumble Fish was created from a combination of bee larvae and salmon eggs. More than 2000 years ago a bumblebee hive fell into the Salmon River. The hive barged up against debris and tangled itself forever in the water. There, the passing salmon laid their eggs all around the hive. When the tiny bee larvae emerged from their hive, they met the salmon eggs that were all around. The little larvae were very hungry so they ate the salmon eggs. Those larvae grew into what is known today as the Bumble Fish. The Bumble Fish, though rare to be seen, will sometimes come to the waters surface if you sit on the shores of the Salmon River with a honey sandwich. If you study the Bumble Fish closely you will discover different traits of the Salmon Fish and the bumblebee. Be careful if you see one, as it is believed that a sting can be very painful and will forever give you a craving for lox.

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Crazy Fish

Crazy fish lives on the caribbean side of Costa Rica. Crazy fish isn't half as crazy as one may expect. He lives the good life surfing around in the shallow waters. He lives a life called 'Pura Vida" which translates to the good life with no worries. 

 

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Charlie Fish

Charlie fish lives off the coast of Maine. He is a deep sea underwater painter. His latest show was called "Seaweed in Transition." The exhibition included his famous piece "Is there something green in my teeth?" Charlie has not only been a successful underwater artist, he too is a piece of art. His creation began about 300 years ago just after the shipwreck of the "Nottingham Gallery" at Boon Island. Here treasures of gold and art were lost at sea, sunk forever to the grave of the ocean. The wood of the ship broken and splintered crushing the treasures deeper into their watery graves. Over the next 200 years the combination of the wood with the treasures and art took on a new life, merging with the cells of the fish that swam nearby. The creation was charlie fish who boasts the beautiful gem treasures above his white crowns along with his gold markings. It is thought that he was derived from the painting of a king, the gold treasures of a queen and the ships wood; the majestic Eastern White Pine. 

 

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Fishy - coming in color soon

TBD