Looking for an activity to go along with SCUBA diving next time you go on an exotic vacation? How about painting underwater?

A group of Ukrainian painters, who also happen to be certified scuba divers, has developed a method of underwater painting that is both challenging and rewarding.

Diving into the Black Sea, the artists only have about 40 minutes of air to finish. If they go too deep, there is a risk of losing color visibility in the paint. Canvases are coated in a waterproof adhesive to keep the paint from running. (But how do they protect their paintbrushes from pesky eels?) As dangerous as it sounds, the result is some really great abstract imagery.

Watch a video demonstration of deep sea painting below.

[via Oddity Central]