10 Wonderful Water Designs

Brian
June 17, 2012

Summer carries notions of fun in the sun, but I contend that water is what we truly crave.  The cool relief afforded by floating in a pool or the excitement of running through a sprinkler on a hot summer day is universal.  Water is beautiful, its properties responsible for rainbows, dazzling shadows on pool bottoms, cloud shapes, and even perfectly-symmetrical, crystalline snowflakes.  No wonder it serves as inspiration for dazzling artwork, evident in the following 10 designs that incorporate water as a major focal point.

Waterfall by Zamzami

I love the designer’s technique that allows so many colors to be used in the water while maintaining a realistic look.

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Waterfall by tobiee

You can almost hear the roar of the water as it crashes down in sheets.

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Waterfall City by lychee

Water is represented in three elements of this fantastic design:  the clouds, the waterfalls, and the mist.

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Reflection Rainbow by DarkSilverflame

So realistic it could pass for a photo!

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Island City by Hideyoshi

This fantasy undersea city looks spectacular in the shadow and light techniques employed by an expert artist.

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Beach by gabinpereira

A wonderfully-colored drawing that sets this artwork apart from so many other beach scenes.

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Squirt guns by rhadEEE

I’ve never had a squirt gun fight like this, but it looks fun – except for the shark!  I love the water work in this design.

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Sea by sinto-risky

The designer has mastered so many techniques employed to create an incredible water crashing scene.

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Mermaid by sharandula

Not only does this design incorporate expert light work, the designer capture an ocean current “breeze” effect with the mermaid’s hair.

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Sirens on the Rocks by ReddEra

The crashing ocean, pounding rain, ominous clouds are all expertly rendered in this powerful design.

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About the Author:

Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. His previous roles included managing editor for a hometown newspaper and club bartender for a group of quasi-alcoholics. When he’s not writing, he’s usually counting lost follicles and wondering what he ever did with his time before his two children were born.
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About Brian Morris

Brian Morris serves in various capacities as a freelance writer, content developer and public relations specialist for growing small businesses. When he’s not writing, he can be found on the racquetball court - usually getting his tail kicked by guys 20 years older.

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