Enigmatic creatures, explore the deep secret of life’s many facets. Birds and humans united in this tableau. their stories are woven with threads of fascination and mystery.
Indeed, the raven carries a reputation of doom. An omen of evil, associated with graves and death. Yet, it possesses a remarkable talent for communication. In the medieval period, these birds served as a vital means of transmitting messages.
However, they are not to be trifled with harm, because they may retaliate by shattering windows. A testament to their intelligence and resilience.
Another enigmatic symbol gracing this canvas is the owl, a symbol of wisdom and enlightenment. His penetrating eyes offer a perspective on the wild and unknown. A contemplative gaze warning us of impending threads. To the Celts and Egyptians, it was a gatekeeper to other realms, particularly guiding the souls of the departed.
Moreover, a human emerges with a gas mask, which signals a society in turmoil. Behind the owl, a woman in a tunic represents the saintly. Perhaps, a hope we all carry within us.
Also, Just beyond, near the house’s left side, an entity recalls eerie encounters. It has been in the back of my head for so many years. A figure passing next to me shutting doors, and walking away through the back door yard.
I chose to Interpret these subjects during nighttime. because it focuses on less distraction and makes it easy to look at. It also adds unity
Besides, the composition is parallel. the object held to the other. Over and above, it makes the painting more dynamic.
In conclusion, “enigmatic creatures” invite us to think about life’s secrets. We recognize the sacred and embrace the wonder that lingers just beyond the veil of our existence.
“The Night Watchers” Size 18″ x 24″ Oil on Canvas 2019
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