Colored pencil and graphite

Nitzchia is another ice algae diatom. It forms chains, star shapes, and complex patterns, and its more flattened shape gives it more surface area to absorb light since there is less light in and under the ice than in open water. 

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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