Something Fishy in Illustration | Fish Illustration

Big Mouth Bass Fish Illustration

Big Mouth Bass Fish Illustration

The sketch above was a fish illustration element in a map series produced for Outside magazine.

I like the exuberant splashiness around this Bigmouth Bass.

You might be surprised at how much fish illustration I’ve done

This post is fishy, literally! I’ve drawn lots of fish over the years. These scaley wonders are mesmerizingly beautiful to behold. Perhaps that is why the Communications firm, Addison, hired me to create this logo for them:

Black & White Goldfish Illustration

Black & White Goldfish Illustration

I considered it an interesting image, so I gave it some color…

Color Goldfish Illustration

Color Goldfish Illustration

My old employer, The Wall Street Journal, hired me to do a piece on new technology. One of the innovations covered in the article was genetically modified food. I thought, hmmm,… how about mating a banana with a fish? Here is the result:

Frankenfish Illustration

Frankenfish Illustration

While I was WSJ Chief Illustrator, I made this drawing of a shark, in the days before ’shark week’…

Shark Illustration

Shark Illustration

I enjoyed doing the underwater textures on the shark’s body, and also the undulating linework to create an aquatic context.

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