Catch of the Day by © Karin  Taylor

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‘Asian Series’ card by Karin Taylor

Catch of the Day is a sweet little painting done in mixed media…using ink, acrylic, charcoal and pastels. I had so much fun creating this little character, and dressing her in a fur coat and beanie. She is being drawn along by her dolphin friend and a butterfly has thought to come visit too.

Catch of the Day was inspired by a children’s book I used to read to my children when they were little, my brother gave it them. It’s a great story called ‘The Hottest Boy Who Ever Lived’ the illustrations by Kim Gamble I think are awesome.

The little girl is very much like me, she loves to fish with a bamboo fishing pole, wriggly worm attached! I also love to fish out in the open ocean with my pa.. hence it also has a smidge of sentimental value.

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  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuabout 7 years ago

    oh the imagination/just love your words

    and the images do something to my soul

    brilliant you

  • :D thanks shanghaiwu :D

    – © Karin Taylor

  • frozenfa
    frozenfaabout 7 years ago

    aww.. that’s cute.. i like the extra dolphin guiding the lil girl.. it’s sweet.. =D

  • alykat
    alykatabout 7 years ago

    how gorgeous!

  • thanks Alyson, hope you had a brilliant day!!!!!

    – © Karin Taylor

  • KBSImages
    KBSImagesabout 7 years ago

    I just adore this!!! I collect sailboat items so this one really jumped out at me. fantastic work, Kim

  • Thanks Kim, I’m so glad you like her. I would like to see a story written about her…. haven’t thought up a good angle yet though…..if you have any ideas, let me know!

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Peace Mitchell
    Peace Mitchellabout 7 years ago

    I really love the colours in this, really great!

  • Thanx PeaceM, I used this amazing blue ink for the background…lovely stuff…Cheers, K :D

    – © Karin Taylor

  • alneaimi
    alneaimiabout 7 years ago

    your work makes me smile , well done , i like this one.

  • that’s a whopping big compliment, thx Al :)

    – © Karin Taylor

  • InnerNortherns
    InnerNorthernsalmost 7 years ago

    very beautiful painting,love the teethered dolphin as itis smiling

  • thank you very much!

    – © Karin Taylor

  • Monika Juengling
    Monika Juenglingabout 5 years ago

    sooooo…. beautiful!!!! Wonderful style Karin, I love all your work!!! :)

  • MotherNature
    MotherNaturealmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature July 1, 2013 – Exceptional work! Fave

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