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Floras Fantasy Fish (Fittie) by Anita Inverarity

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Original Ink Drawing by Anita Inverarity

“Quirky Quines Series 3”
My Scottish inspired girls are exploring some of Scotlands famous landmarks and areas in this series.
Footdee is a quirky preserved little fishing “village” nested in the mouth of Aberdeen harbour and is known for its quaint little houses and colourful sheds & outbuildings. The locals refer to it as “Fittie”. This work was loosly inspired by a “folk art” style sculpture in Footdee which shows a carved wooden “whale” infront of a moored fishing boat. Flora is heading out to sea on a wave of imagination.

Original Sold Nov 2012. Gallery at the Corner

Read more about the history of Fittie here

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girl, scotland, footdee, fittie, aberdeen, fish, whale, boat, cat, whimsy, ink, anita inverarity

Anita Inverarity is a fine art illustrator residing in North East Scotland. Her intricate line work is influenced by the classic Victorian illustrators, pop surrealism and underground culture displaying a classic vibe with a modern twist.

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  • jwmphotos
    jwmphotosalmost 3 years ago

    Superb Anita!

  • Thank you John xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work. I don’t know how you come up with so many beautiful ideas. :o)

  • Thank you so much Bunny. Its been more of a challenge for this series based loosely on real places, I seem to have spend hours trawling through old photos and doing research when I’m so used to just drawing straight up lol :)

    – Anita Inverarity

  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesalmost 3 years ago

    Very clever artwork and wonderful detail!

  • Thank you Angie xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Diane Johnson-Mosley
    Diane Johnson-...almost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work!

  • Thank you Diane xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • angwickham
    angwickhamalmost 3 years ago

    i love Flora, her heart and her cat! beautiful image :)

  • Thank you so much Ang xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesoralmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful!! Flora is fishing with her heart and her
    cat is using a fish bone!! :)

  • Thank you so much Keith :) xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Donna Huntriss
    Donna Huntrissalmost 3 years ago

    Oh she is gorgeous! Love the historic and background to your series too.

  • Thank you Donna :)) xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Susan  Kimball
    Susan Kimballalmost 3 years ago

    wonderful work!

  • Thank you Susan xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • ab-type
    ab-typealmost 3 years ago

    beautiful “wave of imagination” here indeed.
    i’m so diggin’ the colours you have used and all those pretty details.
    it’s always a pleasure viewing your work anita. ;-) xox

  • Thank you very much :)) xx

    – Anita Inverarity

  • Anastasiia Kucherenko
    Anastasiia Kuc...almost 3 years ago

    Amazing, Anita!

  • Thank you so much xx

    – Anita Inverarity

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