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Navi Drawing | Solid Gold Sketchbook

Navi Drawing | Solid Gold Sketchbook

Butterfly telescope “Navi”, Polychromos pencils.  It’s been a while since I’ve done a drawing video, so I thought it was high time for a new one! I actually started this drawing of Navi before she passed away, and until now I haven’t had the ambition to finish it since thinking about her just made me…
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Solid Gold Sketchbook

Solid Gold Sketchbook

Here’s some art I’ve been working on recently.  The drawing of Clover is the first large-scale (about 11×14″) goldfish drawing I have made and I’m pretty happy with how it turned out.  I think I’ll be doing many more large drawings like this in the future.  I made it specifically to display at the Minnesota…
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Solid Gold Sketchbook

Solid Gold Sketchbook

Here’s some of the art I’ve been working on lately.  I’m actually a little embarrassed to admit that up until now, I’ve just been working with crappy Crayola colored pencils for my drawings.  But, I got some new art supplies that I’m really excited about.  I now have a set of 60 Faber-Castell Polychromos colored…
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Speed Drawing | Red/white Oranda

Speed Drawing | Red/white Oranda

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pofnY4sQz3o This is a speed drawing video of a red and white oranda goldfish that I created for Dandy Orandas to be sold in auction along with the actual fish pictured!  I thinkthis is one of my favorite goldfish drawings I have done yet.  If youlike my art and would like to purchase…
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Happy New Year + Resolutions!

Happy New Year + Resolutions!

Happy New Year everyone!  Can you believe another year has come and gone and it’s already 2014?  Does anyone have any new year’s resolutions?  I don’t usually do them, but I decided to set a goal for myself in the new year of making more art.  A huge part of drawing is being a keen…
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Dandy Orandas Giveaway from Solid Gold!

Dandy Orandas Giveaway from Solid Gold!

I’m very excited to be giving away two DANDY ORANDAS gift certificates worth $50 each!  Thank you to Ken Fischer of Dandy Orandas, for generously supplying these awesome prizes!  Please see the video and rules below for more information.  Dandy Orandas  Dandy Orandas Facebook  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1P3W4Fvrpcg RULES AND HOW TO ENTER: -Must be subscribed to my…
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Goldfish Internal Anatomy

Goldfish Internal Anatomy

(click image for larger view) Mouth Food is ingested through the mouth, but the mouth also takes in fresh water.  This water is continually pumped over the gills to extract oxygen from it, and then expelled through the operculua. Pharynx The pharynx is located at the very back of the mouth, and this is where…
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Goldfish Varieties & Standards

Goldfish Varieties & Standards

Please note, the following information is not original to me.  I am simply passing along information that has already been made public in other forms.  As you will probably notice, this is not an exhaustive list of all thegoldfish varieties in existence.  It excludes such goldfish as tamasabas (a single tailed ryukin variety), chochokins (a…
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Goldfish Art – Kenshiro Iwata

Goldfish Art – Kenshiro Iwata

I’m always on the lookout for unique and interesting goldfish art, and I recently stumbled across an awesome artist!  His portfolio website is all in Japanese, and I don’t know the first thing about the language, but here’s what I could glean from it by using Google Translator.  Kenshiro Iwata was born in the town…
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