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Digitally hand colorized diatom from an electron microscopic image. By far the most complex image that I have colorized. This recreated in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island, and Dr. Paul E. Hargraves.


  • maryannwakeley
    maryannwakeleyalmost 4 years ago

    Beautifully organic!! Something colorful in the depths of the sea!

  • Thank you. Since they are basically colorless in RL, I like using any colors I want.Makes it more fun that way.

    – BlueOcean

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonalmost 4 years ago

    March 23,2011

  • Really! Wow, that is wonderful, truly. Thank you so much..

    – BlueOcean

  • Norbert Probst
    Norbert Probstalmost 4 years ago

    Wonderful to see,

  • Thank you Norbert, I appreciate your commenting!

    – BlueOcean

  • chrythmnove
    chrythmnovealmost 4 years ago

    As above… Wonderful to see.

  • Thank you so much for commenting

    – BlueOcean

  • BlueOcean
    BlueOceanabout 3 years ago

    These colors are artificial to the actual microscopic creature. The colors are from my imagination and sense of creativity that I use to transform the grey into lively science.

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