Shell Paintings

Here you will find examples of my shell paintings.  Shells range from locally sourced to imported in a variety of sizes. Local oysters are cleaned, bleached, sanded and painted by hand.
Shell art
Shell art

Working in the studio

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Wedding favors
Wedding favors

Hand made wedding favor oyster shells. Original painting giclee printed and decoupaged on hand gilded oyster shells.

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Wedding favors
Wedding favors

Hand made wedding favor oyster shells. Original painting giclee printed and decoupaged on hand painted oyster shells.

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Nativity #1
Nativity #1

Oyster shells and driftwood from Seattle. Hand painted and gilded on shell and canvas.

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Oyster Nativity #2
Oyster Nativity #2

Oyster shells and driftwood from Seattle. Hand painted and gilded on shell and canvas.

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Moon Mermaid
Moon Mermaid

Moon Snail shell from Seattle. Hand painted and gilded.

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Various shell mermaids
Various shell mermaids

Hand painted mermaids. Acrylic and poured resin.

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Mermaid
Mermaid

Each shell is painstakingly detailed using a magnifying glass and miniature brushes.

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