Portland-based artist Yellena James continues to create imaginary aquatic ecosystems made up of amorphous organic forms. She paints mesmerizing flora and fauna that bloom across the canvas in a rainbow of different color schemes. For her latest series titled Antidote, however, she specifically incorporated the hue Prussian blue into her work.
Iranian artist Golsa Golchini specializes in adding tiny ocean-dwelling people to her paintings.
While some artists find inspiration in the familiar beauty of nature, others look to the stars.