Graphite and Colored Pencil

Chaetoceros is a chain forming diatom (phytoplankton) that is common in the Arctic. It can exist as single floating cells or join together to form long chains. I am building up a series of plankton drawings based on what the scientists on the ship are seeing, so that I can have a bank of Chukchi Sea plankton to work from back on land.

About The Author

Chelsea Clarke

Chelsea is an artist working on Cape Cod. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Drawing from Maine College of Art. She will be making daily drawings based on her daily experiences while also developing imagery for a larger body of finished prints.

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