Giant Pacific Octopus spend most of their time on the ocean floor in this recumbent pose. It's the hardest positioning to faithfully reproduce. This specimen also had a wonderfully defined cape. I loved using 24 K gold to highlight its eye… very close to what they look like in real life!
Image Size: 36"w X 28"h
This image comes on a 1- 5/8” deep panel made from FSC Birch with black lacquered sides, printed with archival inks, and sealed with matte varnish and UV coating.