Green Abalone (Haliotis fulgens)

.....When I discovered “interference” paints, I had to try creating mother-of-pearl on paper. The colors underneath have to be more intense, as you then cover them with a thin layer of the interference color. I included the flip side of the shell because it is such an antithesis to the interior.

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