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Type B by odontocete
Type B
Acrylic on canvas, 14 x 11

An Antarctic orca post-spyhop. I'm simply fascinated by these wave washers! Read more about them in my new blog post: jenrichardsart.wordpress.com/2…
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T.J. by odontocete
T.J.

Acrylic on canvas, 11 x 14

Over the last three years I’ve had the opportunity to watch a young loggerhead sea turtle grow. I was there the morning he (or possibly she!) was added to the exhibit, the smallest sea turtle I’ve seen in person. Back in 2012 I finished a painting of Murphy, another loggerhead sea turtle I knew who spent some of his life in human care before being reintroduced to the ocean, and I wanted to do the same for T.J. This little guy, also rescued as a hatchling on Jekyll Island, has become quite special to those of us that have met him and watched him develop over these last few years.

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Odontocetes! by odontocete
Odontocetes!

The next in my series of diverse marine silhouettes features several species of toothed whale. Read my blog post to see why I made the species choices I did.

Prints, shirts, mugs, and phone cases are available!

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SHARKS! by odontocete
SHARKS!

I really wanted to post new shark art all week, but I haven’t had much time to produce any! I did manage to get this piece done, though – it’s a stylised celebration of shark diversity. While I couldn’t even begin to represent all 400-odd species, I did want to highlight a few personal favourites as well as those with particularly unusual or striking morphology. Not all sharks are white sharks (even though I did include one – their silhouette is just lovely)!

The featured species are…

• Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinus longimanus
• Dwarf lanternshark Etmopterus perryi
• White shark Carcharodon carcharias
• Whale shark Rhincodon typus
• Spotted wobbegong Orectolobus maculatus
• Sand tiger shark Carcharias taurus
• Sandbar shark Carcharhinus plumbeus
• Atlantic sharpnose shark Rhizoprionodon terraenovae
• Scalloped hammerhead shark Sphyrna lewini
• Bigeye thresher shark Alopias superciliosus
• Longnose sawshark Pristiophorus cirratus
• Epaulette shark Hemiscyllium ocellatum
• Basking shark Cetorhinus maximus
• Zebra shark Stegostoma fasciatum
• Blue shark Prionace glauca

This is available as a print, mug, shirt, and phone case/skin! Hope you like it as much as I had fun drawing it. Look for more shark art from me in the coming days!

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Recently I planted Critically Endangered staghorn coral on a reef.

That is the coolest sentence I have ever typed. Read about my adventures with CRF in my new blog post, complete with photos and video! jenrichardsart.wordpress.com/2…

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odontocete
Jen
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Moved from Devon, UK to Atlanta at the end of 2009. Marine life, especially cetaceans, have been a passion since I can remember. I teach marine conservation. I love painting, diving, and reading comics... though not at the same time. But that would be awesome.
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:iconankylosaurornis:
Ankylosaurornis Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014  Student General Artist
Beautiful artwork :heart: 
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MagicBirdie Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birdday! :party:
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ThePhoenixKing Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
Hope you have a wonderful birthday, you deserve it!
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lauren124 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
Happy Birthday :party:
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MiniSteveK Featured By Owner May 31, 2014
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I hope that you have a wonderful time today.
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Gwenchen93 Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy Birthday :cake: :party:
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feldhase Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing gallery!
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Kutaave Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
...don't mind me, I'm just going to fave your entire gallery...

Great work! :)
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nybigblue44 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
nice work! ^^
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TumblingTortoises Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Professional General Artist
Your work has been featured in my latest journal entry! :)
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