Thursday, May 23, 2013

A study of Chondrus crispus

Chondrus crispus or Irish moss or carrageen moss is a red algae found on the Atlantic coast and Europe.  I found this specimen at one of the West Haven, CT beaches.
 Specimen dried
 Specimen rehydrated
Watercolor study I - beginning washes

1 comment:

  1. Eeuw, I'd rather try to draw it than to step on it barefoot on the beach.