I used basically the same color palette, although in this one I saw that while looking at the shell there was a tad bit of green on the upper right hand part of the shell. I thought of it as a little prize when I found it. An unexpected surprise.
Each shell, even though they may look the same at first glance, has something a little different than the other. I also liked this one to use as a prop because of the small chip in its other wise beautiful shell.
Sea Shell Study #2 - oil on wood 3.5" x 3.5" wood block
And then there were two.
I really like these small paintings displayed on the small wood easels. A great way to show them off. I was so excited to paint another shell study that I completely neglected to do some thumbnails before I started painting. I think it really pays off for me to sketch before I start painting.