Snake Head Turtle with Lotus ORIGINAL PAINTING by Mirree Contemporary Aboriginal Art

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Snake-Head Turtle is a small turtle that resides in Wiradjuri Country where I live, you usually see them crossing the road a lot as they travel from swamp to swamp to gather fresh water and food supplies. A lot unfortunately do not survive due to this. Fortunately I have seen one in it's natural habitat swimming around, this painting captures that memory and movement in it's habitat swimming in the water freely. I added the lotuses in as another version such as this, as I recently took a visit to India and was inspired by the colours and flowers of the country. Although I've used flowers such as the lotus before in my paintings previously, such as Brolga, the lotuses in the water animal paintings represents universal connection and unity.

Pricing reflects the amount of dot work involved although the sizing of these canvases are the same, price determines the amount of work put in, related to the dot work which takes a lot of time.

Size: 15cm x 20cm x 1.8cm (6 x 8')
Medium: Acrylic Dot & line work on Canvas, ready to hang!

“Snake-Head Turtle” ~ EMOTIONS

You are swimming through an emotion of experience that will ultimately result in the development and growth of your soul. Trust in this process and let your emotions be your guide in the understanding of this power that lies deep within you. Allow yourself to recognize the true value of this power by coming out from underneath your shell and let it shine to be your greatest gift to the world. Don't ever be ashamed to acknowledge and share the wisdom of your true feelings.

NEGATIVE: Scared, Ashamed, Powerless
POSITIVE: Powerful, Emotional, Confidant

Mirree is a Contemporary Aboriginal Artist from Wiradjuri country in NSW Australia. She has been painting since a teenager; she wishes to share her gift of painting & story telling to the world. Purchase Mirree’s Art here: OR follow her on facebook:


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