Fortunate to live on Maui for many years, one feels Mother Mauis Embrace. Anue’nue, the Hawaiian name for Rainbows greet you around every turn in your path, every day. Runs on the beach are often accompanied by Hawksbill Turtles & Green Sea Turtles bobbing bobbing up every so often to make sure you’re on your pace. There is just no other place like it on earth. I have tried to capture the joy of such an existence in this painting, the turtle almost in flight, the color of happiness…..
Acrylic applied w/palette knife for texture & color subtlety, edges wrapped in map paper