Oil on canvas
30″ x 40″
Everywhere this sea turtle goes she draws a crowd. This 30″ x 40″ oil painting on canvas depicts a pair of Moorish Idols, threadfin butterfly fish, millseed butterfly fish, and raccoon butterfly fish all joining her on her journey. Inspired by the marine life of Hawaii, these reef fish school together and offer their services to larger marine animals in the form of cleaning stations. When a pelagic animal stops at a cleaning station, the reef fish rid them of parasites, dead skin, and other ailments. Some even clean the teeth of predators!
Original Painting: $950
Oh yeah! The first of many Indo-Pacific reef creatures to be added. I can’t begin to tell you how exciting it was to paint this fella. Interesting creature, the mimic octopus. It has learned to mimic other reef creatures to evade predation including lionfish, sea serpents, and flounder.
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