Tranquil (Gopher Tortoise), Painting, 2018


Watercolor Painting on 100% Cotton Paper, Fine Grain, Cold Pressed,
18 x 24 cm – 7 x 9,5 inches

Framed in a glossy black aluminum frame, with glass.
Adjusted and protected with a custom cut passe-partout.

Size of frame 24 x 30 cm – 900g

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I decided to do “Inktober” 2018.
This painting is the second one for the prompt “tranquil”.
Rather inspired by Morla, the swamp turtle in the never-ending story by Michael Ende, but also by the great A’tuin from the discworld series by Terry Pratchett.
I picked a gopher tortoise (which is on the brink of extinction) and let grow a forest on her back. She’s moving at night time, slowly, determined and with the tranquility of the wise.

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Weight 0.5 kg