Precarious Beauty

"Precarious Beauty" captures the serene beauty of a flamingo adorned with glistening water droplets before it is shaken from its feathers. This delicate piece invites viewers to appreciate the harmony between nature and the elegance of this remarkable bird.

The focal point of the painting is a striking flamingo, its feathers rendered in a palette of soft pinks and corals that blend seamlessly, creating a serene and dreamlike effect.

Scattered across the flamingo's feathers are delicate water droplets, painted with such precision that they appear almost tangible. These droplets catch the light and add a sense of freshness and vitality to the composition. The artist has skilfully captured the way light plays through the water, turning each droplet into a miniature prism that reflects the flamingo’s pastel hues.

The painting’s soft, harmonious colours and intricate details evoke a sense of peace and tranquillity, encouraging viewers to pause and appreciate the fleeting beauty of a single moment before the fragile drops is shaken from its feathers.

  • Precarious Beauty
  • Juanita Grobler
  • 2024
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • 50 x 39.5 centimeters
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