Island of Wonder

Abdallah Haruna

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This painting is a beautiful depiction of the island of Zanzibar. It is a colorful and vibrant piece that captures the essence of the island. The painting showcases the island’s stunning coastline, with its white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. The island is dotted with traditional houses and buildings, with the iconic House of Wonders standing tall in the background. The painting also captures the island’s lush vegetation and vibrant flora and fauna. The artist has used a range of colors to bring the island to life, making it a perfect piece for anyone who loves the beauty of Zanzibar.

Now, let me tell you a story about this painting:

Once upon a time, in a small studio overlooking the Indian Ocean, an artist sat before a blank canvas. With a palette of vibrant colors at his disposal, he set out to capture the essence of Zanzibar, an island known for its rich history, diverse culture, and stunning natural beauty.

The artist began with the coastline, painting the white sandy beaches that stretched as far as the eye could see. He used shades of blue to depict the crystal-clear waters, their surface shimmering under the bright tropical sun. As he painted, he could almost hear the gentle lapping of the waves and the distant call of the seagulls.

Next, he turned his attention to the island’s architecture. He painted the traditional houses with their thatched roofs and the iconic House of Wonders, a symbol of Zanzibar’s rich history. He used warm earth tones to capture the rustic charm of these buildings, their walls weathered by time and the salty sea air.

The artist then added the lush vegetation that covered the island. He used a variety of greens to depict the palm trees swaying in the breeze and the exotic plants that added a touch of wildness to the landscape. He also painted the vibrant flora and fauna, adding a burst of color to the scene.

As the artist put the finishing touches on the painting, he stepped back to admire his work. He had managed to capture the beauty of Zanzibar in all its glory, from its stunning coastline to its rich cultural heritage. The painting was a testament to the island’s charm and a tribute to its people.

And so, this painting came to be. It is more than just a piece of art; it is a window into the soul of Zanzibar. It is a story of a place where nature and culture intertwine, creating a tapestry of colors, sounds, and experiences that are uniquely Zanzibari.

This painting is not just a piece of art; it’s a journey to Zanzibar. It’s an invitation to explore the island’s stunning landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. It’s a testament to the artist’s love for this beautiful island and his talent for capturing its essence on canvas. This painting is a piece of Zanzibar, and it could be yours to treasure.


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