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Alpha Challenge - A is for Archer Fish

For this fortnight at the Craft Barns Alpha Challenge the letter is A.  After reading all the A's in my dictionary and making a list I decided to do Archer Fish.

It's quite a plain spread this time, not much design involved.

Here's the science bit...

And a close up of Mr Fish.  I don't think I have ever drawn a fish before.  I struggled to get the scales and the translucent-ness accurate.  I learned a lot though and will definitely try more fish in the future...

Thanks for stopping by,


  1. Really fab painting of the fish.

  2. I love these hand painted entries.

  3. Really original choice of word, and great painting.

  4. Beautiful and educational too - i had not heard of an Archer Fish,
    Rosie x

  5. Fascinating choice Laura :0) Mo

  6. As they say, less is more. I really like your pages you've created! Love all the other words showing through the white.

  7. Well, well, who would have known that - great idea and thank you for the lesson!

  8. Great fish and pages - another educational page!!

  9. Wow! great painting!

  10. Wonderfully drawn and coloured fish, fabulous pages.

    Sylv xx

  11. Great fishy pages, amazing drawing. BJ

  12. Fabulous fish page! Your drawing is amazing! Thank you for visiting me xx

  13. Laura, this is yet another amazing drawing
    Fab page
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn


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