Turquoise Waters

Majidu Chande Kili

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Introducing a stunning painting that captures the beauty and mystery of the underwater world. This unique piece of art depicts a serene waterbody teeming with life, where black piranhas and salmon fish swim among delicate lilies, and playful clownfish dart in and out of their anemone homes.

Clownfish, also known as anemonefish, are a type of small saltwater fish that are native to the warm waters of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. They are perhaps best known for their distinctive bright orange color and their association with sea anemones.

Clownfish have a unique relationship with sea anemones, which are stationary animals that look like underwater flowers. The clownfish live among the tentacles of the sea anemone, which provides them with protection from predators. The anemone's tentacles contain stinging cells that can paralyze or kill other fish, but the clownfish are immune to the stings due to a layer of mucus on their skin.

In return for this protection, the clownfish help to protect the sea anemone from predators by driving away polyp-eating fish and even nibbling on parasites that may be harmful to the anemone. Additionally, clownfish also help to circulate water around the anemone, which is important for its survival.

Clownfish are also known for their unique social behavior. They are typically found in small groups, consisting of a dominant breeding pair and several non-breeding individuals. The non-breeding individuals help to protect the breeding pair and their eggs, and may also help to care for the young once they hatch.

Overall, clownfish are fascinating and beautiful creatures that are beloved by many. Their unique relationship with sea anemones, their bright colors, and their social behavior make them a popular subject for artists and aquarium enthusiasts alike.

The artist has masterfully captured the textures and patterns of the fish scales, using bold and vibrant colors to bring them to life on the canvas. Each fish is expertly drawn, with intricate details that highlight their distinctive features and personalities. The black piranhas, with their sharp teeth and powerful jaws, create a dramatic contrast against the lighter and more delicate salmon.

In the foreground, we see the serene beauty of the water lilies, which seem to float effortlessly on the water's surface. The artist has captured their soft and dreamy essence, using a range of pastel colors that add a sense of tranquility to the painting.

As we move towards the coast, we see an array of vibrant flowers, each one carefully crafted to add a pop of color to the dark background. The flowers seem to glow in the darkness, creating a magical and enchanting effect that draws the viewer in.

The black background of the painting suggests that it is nighttime, adding to the sense of mystery and intrigue. The contrast between the dark background and the bright and colorful fish creates a striking visual effect, making the painting stand out and command attention.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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Size Guide

Centimeters (CM)

Inches (IN)

50CM x 40CM

19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

50CM x 50CM

19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

60CM x 60CM

23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

70CM x 50CM

27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

80CM x 60CM

31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

100CM x 80CM

39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

140CM x 110CM

55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in