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"Kailani"- -Original Mixed Media Painting

"Kailani"- -Original Mixed Media Painting

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  • Original mixed media painting by Waynesville, NC artist Carol Fetty
  • 16x20 inch gallery wrapped canvas with 1.5 inch sides
  • Materials: Acrylic and oil paint
  • Created 2023
Dive into the world of “Kailani,” the Hawaiian name for sea and sky, this portrait painting reminds us of the interconnectedness between the sea, sky, and humans.

“Kailani” is the portrait of a tranquil woman painted in blue. Her eyes downcast, she appears to be caught in a moment of introspection. Her hair flows from the top of the canvas to the bottom, connecting the composition, alluding to the idea that the sea and sky themselves are connected through the natural process of the hydrological cycle.

“Kailani” reminds us that humans are not separate from earth’s cycles, we not only depend on them but can also affect them. As water evaporates off the ocean and condenses in the sky to form clouds that become rain and fall back to earth, we witness a continuous cycle that sustains life on our planet. The golden brushstrokes, a departure from the realism present in the rest of this artwork, symbolize the woman’s enlightened acknowledgement of her place as a human within the larger context of the Earth’s cycles.

This thought-provoking artwork serves as a gentle reminder to appreciate, preserve, and live in harmony with the intricate dance of the sea, sky, and humanity.

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