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Stone Rock’d that is…..I just cannot seem to get rid of these crabs! Growing up in Florida, crabs have always been a big part of my life. As a child I romped freely on Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota Florida. Crabs would often come ashore and I was completely fascinated. The little fiddler crabs were great fun to watch scurry about, but Stone Crabs are especially interesting because they have one claw that is significantly larger than the other. Funny looking creatures. A gourmet delight in many restaurants they are ecologically sustainability harvested here just for their claws. These guys can regrow their claws so when the fishermen take one it grows back. How cool is that! I found it both amusing and fitting to Stone Rock a stone crab…I love to paint and create and there is no end to inspiration on our planet! The shape for this crab was inspired by a vintage Stone Crab plate…..Learn more about my crab art here:
I really like the way you share anecdotes about where you live and how it has influenced your art.
Thank you Jo-Anne!
Reblogged this on jgazomckim and commented:
Sharon’s art is very much influenced by where she lives . Bold colours, the ocean, and animals.
I really appreciate the reblog Jo-Anne!
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What a wonderful amusing crab. I really enjoy the colors and pattern.
Wow, I had no idea that they could regrow their claws! Beautiful work, Sharon!
Thank you! Crabs are pretty fascinating creatures….
Artistic Wedding Photographer said:
Awesome job on this one too Sharon. I love your unique style!
Thank you for spending so much time on my blog today Angela…glad you enjoyed it!
That’s really interesting, I learned something new today! Very cool art too!
I just learned that about their claws myself and I have lived in Florida for 42 years~!
Had to revisit this one.
Loved it then.
Love it now.
You seem to be my biggest fan…lol