Clams are mollusks and range widely in size and weight. The smallest clam can be as small as 0.2 inches in length while the largest clam ever found weighed 550 pounds. Giant clams can be over 4 feet long. For more information about this painting, click here.
This is the sea shell of a Scallop (aequipecten glyptus) painted on a 5 x 7 canvas panel. This painting and six of my other paintings of seashells and my article about these mollusks appeared in the March 2020 edition of The Breeze Magazine of the Lowcountry. For more information about the painting, click here.
This is a painting of the American or Common Oyster. It is 5 x 7 inches on canvas panel. Oysters are bivalves. Bivalves have no bones or head! In order to hold themselves together, they grow shells. I have written an article about oysters and other bivalves that appeared in the March edition of The Breeze Magazine of the Lowcountry. Six of my paintings illustrate the article. For more information about this painting, click here.
This is a painting, 5 x 7 of the shells of cockles (cardiidae). Before the era of modern medicine, heart patients were given ground-up cockles shells by physicians. This painting appeared in the March edition of The Breeze, Magazine of the Lowcountry. For more information on the painting, click here.