Seashells to Draw or Paint

The internet is a wonderful place to find photos and pictures of subjects to paint or draw. I have taken many photos of seashells and always thought that one day I would make the effort to draw them. Recently a blogger linked to my site because she had used a seashell image to make a…

Seashell Identification: About the Florida Crown Conch

The Crown Conch (Melongena corona) seashell, sometimes called a King’s Crown , is one I see often when out on the islands beach-combing.  Because of it’s distinctive pointy spikes around the outer swirls of the shell, I can easily recognize it. It’s a pretty shell with horizontal brown, reddish or gray, and off-white stripes on the…