Animal Village

Michael Malikita

Size Guide


This painting is a truly unique piece of art that captures the essence of an African village in a creative and humorous way. The artist has brilliantly depicted the daily life of the village, with its huts and baobab trees in the background, but with a twist. Instead of human beings, the artist has used animals to bring the village to life.

As you gaze upon this painting, you'll be delighted to see the animals walking like humans, hanging clothes, weaving their hair, dancing, and enjoying themselves. The artist has not only used these animals to add a touch of humor to the painting, but also to illustrate the close relationship that exists between humans and animals in many African cultures.

The use of animals in this painting is also a nod to the rich storytelling tradition in Africa. Animals have long been used in African folktales and fables to teach important life lessons, and this painting is no exception. The artist has imbued each animal with its own personality and quirks, making them all the more relatable and endearing.

One of the most striking features of this painting is the attention to detail that the artist has put into it. The huts are intricately drawn, with each one displaying unique architectural features that are typical of African villages. The baobab trees are also expertly rendered, with their distinctive trunks and branches providing a striking contrast to the blue sky in the background.

The use of color in this painting is also noteworthy. The artist has used a vibrant color palette that captures the energy and vibrancy of life in an African village. The oranges and yellows of the sun, the blues of the sky, and the greens of the trees all combine to create a stunning visual effect that is sure to impress.

Another aspect of this painting that stands out is the sense of movement and rhythm that it conveys. The animals are depicted in various poses and positions, suggesting that they are engaged in a range of activities. Some are dancing, while others are carrying baskets or walking with purpose. This sense of movement gives the painting a lively and dynamic quality that draws the viewer in.

Overall, this painting is a testament to the rich cultural heritage of Africa and the creativity of its people. It is a celebration of the beauty of African villages, the close relationship between humans and animals, and the power of storytelling. Whether you are an art lover, a lover of African culture, or simply someone who appreciates a good laugh, this painting is sure to delight and inspire. It is a must-have for any art collection and is sure to be a conversation starter wherever it is displayed.


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