Channel Islands, selected animals
Shown: Ratfish, giant red mysid, spot prawn and fragile pink urchins
Geologic period: Modern
Some deep-water residents of the Channel Islands National Park are fairly gruesome looking. (See the lowly hagfish, for example....)
Ratfish, by comparison, come off looking somewhat whimsical and charming, with a pointed nose and colorful pattern. If pestered by divers, however, all sense of whimsy ends: The ratfish can deliver a mildly toxic wound from its fins.
Other samples of work for Channel Islands National Park:
Channel Islands National Park
1901 Spinnaker Drive
Ventura, CA 93001
In addition to the time she spends painting, Karen finds time now and again to serve as a guest speaker, lecturer and instructor to museum groups, professional organizations, schools and universities. She has also presented master classes in art and digital painting at universities in the U.S.
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Originally trained in the classical techniques of illustration and painting, Karen frequently speaks on the transition to a digital world, and on the challenges and benefits this transition poses for artists, clients and viewers. She conducts professional seminars on painting, illustration and digital image creation, and also offers specific programs tailored to the needs of professional groups or classroom instructors.
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