Fish Scale Wall Art Inspired by the Sea

The fish scale motif, also known as mermaid tail, is a great art choice if you want to have the sea represented in a more abstract way. And the color palettes are plain gorgeous.

This beautiful piece of Ocean Color Inspired fish scale art is made from wood, featuring an ombre color palette in a driftwood washed frame. You can also make your own fish scale (aka mermaid tail) art with the help of the clever and creative ideas featured you'll find below.

Blue Fish Scale Art

Paint Chips Fish Scale Art
Fish scale art created with paint chips by Craftaholics Anonymous.

DIY Fish Scale Wall Art
Fish scale art is made with layered circles of card stock type paper. You punch the circles out with a circle cutter. This Fish Scale Art was made with paper painted in water colors.

Fish Scale Art Tutorial
You can buy a Circle Hole Punch at Michaels.

Fish Scale Art above Bed
Gorgeous fish scale art above the Bed at Pottery Barn. Note that in this wall art the scales are layered differently, they face up instead of down. You could achieve this look by adhering the circles on a large canvas or on a wooden board, then giving it the Decoupage Treatment. A fish scale pattern is an awesome way to create sea inspired wall art piece with all your favorite Ocean and Beach Inspired Colors.