Fine art illustration of a San Francisco Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis tetrataenia.) The illustration is available in black and white or color.
The San Francisco Garter Snake was completed on 5.31.2010. There are a couple different color patterns of this snake, the other being more orange-ish and with black rather than blue. As always with snakes, getting the pattern of the scales correct is vital. While I had some problems, I think this little snake turned out pretty good. The drawing is based on a photo by Victor Abbley.