Underwater Marine Life Paintings by Donna Schaffer

Sea Star Square Dance
(Pisaster giganteus)
Original Oil Painting by Donna S Schaffer

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Sea Star Square Dance (Pisaster giganteus) oil painting

Sea Star Square Dance (Pisaster giganteus)
Oil on Mahogany Panel - 48" wide x 48" high
Original Oil Painting - For Sale

These members of the Pisaster seastar family show the range of colors and markings that can be seen in the species. I just love the "formation" they are in. I can hear the square dance music now. Commonly called the Knobby Starfish or Giant-spined Seastar, they're in the same genus as the ochre seastar Pisaster ochraceus, you see those all along the California coast tidepools when it's a really low tide - both species love to eat mussels and other mollusks. The reference photos for this come from scuba dives off OceanView Blvd in Pacific Grove, California.

Contact Donna for price and availability at 707-328-5281 or dsscha@hotmail.com

The original painting image is also available as a Giclee on Paper, Canvas or Metal - small to very large.




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