African Sea Demon

Apae Mohammed Charinda

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This stunning painting captures the raw power and beauty of Tanzania's rich folklore and legends. The artwork depicts a fearsome sea demon rising from the depths of the ocean, its monstrous form illuminated by the bright light of the sun. With its sharp claws and powerful wings, the demon has capsized a boat and grabbed some fishermen who were unlucky enough to cross its path.

The sea demon's face is a haunting combination of human and animal features, its sharp fangs and piercing gaze conveying its malevolent intent. The creature's massive wingspan and powerful tail give it an imposing presence that demands attention and respect. Despite its terrifying appearance, the painting also captures the beauty of the sea demon, with intricate details and textures that bring its form to life.

At the shore, the locals continue with their daily lives, seemingly unaware of the danger lurking just off their coast. This contrast between the peaceful and the chaotic is a powerful reminder of the delicate balance between nature and humanity. The painting captures the essence of Tanzania's rugged beauty and the raw power of its natural wonders, reminding us of the importance of respecting and appreciating the world around us.

The painting is a masterpiece of African art, showcasing the unique beauty and cultural heritage of Tanzania. It is a powerful and evocative work that will captivate anyone who views it. This painting is not only a beautiful piece of art but also an opportunity to own a piece of African history and tradition.

The sea monster depicted in this painting is a fascinating and intriguing creature of myth that has been created by locals in Africa. It is a creature that embodies the power and majesty of the sea, as well as the primal and sometimes dangerous aspects of nature.

In African mythology, sea monsters are often associated with the power and mystery of the ocean. They are seen as guardians of the sea and as powerful and sometimes unpredictable forces of nature. Many stories and legends have been created around these creatures, and they continue to capture the imagination and interest of people all over the world.

The sea monster depicted in this painting is a unique and captivating representation of this rich tradition. With its massive wings and powerful claws, it embodies the awe-inspiring and sometimes terrifying power of the sea. Its human-like face, however, gives it a relatable quality that makes it both intriguing and approachable.

This sea monster is not just a creature of myth; it is a powerful symbol of the cultural heritage and traditions of Tanzania and Africa as a whole. Through its portrayal in art and storytelling, it has become an enduring and beloved part of the region's cultural identity.

The artist's skill and talent are evident in every brushstroke, with a meticulous attention to detail that brings the sea demon to life. The colors are rich and vibrant, capturing the light and shadows of the sea and the demon's form. The painting is a true testament to the artist's passion and dedication to their craft.

This painting is for sale and represents a rare opportunity to own a piece of African art that captures the unique spirit and beauty of Tanzania. Whether displayed in a private collection or a public space, it is sure to be a conversation piece that will inspire and captivate viewers for years to come.


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