Seals Swimming in a Kelp Forest

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I was recently commissioned to create a pair of custom etched glass sidelights that I titled "Seals Swimming in a Kelp Forest”.

I designed and created these etched glass side lights for a coastal home in San Diego. I used subtle etched shading techniques to give intricate detail to these sea life forms for this beautiful entryway project.

The home owners felt that privacy was not an issue in this location, so the etched glass images on clear glass allow plenty of light into the home while providing nice views of the large front yard.

 

From the Wikipedia entry on kelp forests comes this brief description:

Kelp forests are under water areas with a high density of kelp, which covers a large part of the world's coastlines. They are recognized as one of the most productive and dynamic ecosystems on Earth. Smaller areas of anchored kelp are called kelp beds. Kelp forests occur worldwide throughout temperate and polar coastal oceans. In 2007, kelp forests were also discovered in tropical waters near Ecuador. In context, algal kelp forest combined with coral reefs account for less than 1% of global primary productivity. It is not uncommong to see seals swimming in a kelp forest along with all types of aquatic life.

If you are interested in having me design and create your own version of seals swimming in a kelp forest on glass - or any other scene you can imagine - contact me here via email or give me a call at 760.390.2994.

Jay

 

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