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Friday, August 3, 2018

dready art ... turtle



                     dready 'Turtle' - 24x24 - limited edition HD archival pigment print

the days of turtlers and turtling are gone but turtles still seem to loom large in the imagination of swimmers in the sea and islanders alike.

everywhere I turn these days on social media i see a turtle encounter - they're peaceful gentle swimmers, not aggressive ... they're a little like puffins in the awkward but cute way in which they move ...

I drew this turtle and the lines of shadow from the ripples on the sea floor over which he was swimming and then the idea of light shining across his back came to me ...

further down these pages are 5 turtles swimming together across a large space of blue, but I felt a lone turtle, solitary was the right shot too ...

story ...


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