I used a durable canson water color paper to make the drawing. So, I did not face any problems when I turned the color hatchings in my drawing into watercolor wash. The drawing sends message to the viewers that it our sea has been dirty for tens of years. The little girls were hoping that it was a big fish that they were pulling out of the water but what they got was a worn-out shoe.
Boats, and container-ship at the background are symbols of human existance at sea. This drawing should be considered as a call to everyone that we must not make our see as dumping ground. We have to keep our sea clean so that next time when these little girls go fishing again, they will be able to catch fish.