MATS Bootcamp: The Nautical Assignment

This month we did sketches for a nautical theme. We were asked to draw things like a ship in a bottle and other nautical things. The final piece is for wall art. Here are some of my sketches:

I have a lot more ideas to explore with this theme, but for this assignment here's what i came up with.

Then I decided to simplify the background a bit and make the colors more aqua. Here's the final version:

I also thought it would be fun to turn it into a journal cover.