Category Archives: Shark

Lemon Shark


Lemon Shark by Meg Lyman

4×4″ gouache on Claybord Textured, now known as Aquabord


He’s a bit of a sourpuss.

This is, of course, a continuation of the shark pun obligation I created for myself when I painted Blue Shark. Below are a few WIP shots showing how I used masking fluid for this one. It’s very helpful for flowing underwater backgrounds, although the stuff I use is blue and that makes it harder to see underwater. So to speak.


Painted-over masking fluid (applied along the edge of the shark outline)


Masking removed, imperfectly so. Workable nonetheless.


Goth Shark by Meg Lyman

7×10″ gouache on matboard


I’ll be out of the country for the next 2-3 weeks. I’ll bring back lots of photos, sketches, and a nice tan. Until next time… Keep arting!