Blog / 2012 / The Pleasure of Panel

March 26, 2012

When I decided to use panel as my support for Crime Against Nature, I had no idea just how much I would learn from it.

painting of pot-bellied seahorse
Gwenn Seemel
Keeping the Little Man Barefoot and Pregnant (Pot-bellied Seahorse)
2012
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

In all species of seahorse, including the pot-bellied seahorse, the female inserts a tube into a hole in the abdomen of the male, depositing her eggs in his pouch. The male incubates the eggs inside his body and gives birth to live baby seahorses.

Learn about all the animals in Crime Against Nature by reading the book! And for prints and pretty things with this seahorse on them, check out my Redbubble shop.


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