In the painting "Tranquillity", the viewer is drawn into the serene yet profound experience of being temporarily submerged in the quiet depths of a vast, tranquil body of water. The artwork captures a moment of suspension, where time seems to stand still, and the chaotic noise of the surface world fades into silence.

This acrylic work of art captures the enchanting sight of a baby sea turtle enveloped by the gentle embrace of the water. It appears almost weightless, floating effortlessly in the deep expanse. Tiny bubbles, caught in mid-ascent, add a touch of movement to the otherwise still scene, suggesting the fleeting nature of this peaceful interlude.

"Tranquillity" is not just a visual representation of being underwater; it is a metaphor for the moments in life when one finds solace and clarity away from the commotion of everyday existence. It speaks to the human need for occasional retreat into quiet introspection, where one can reconnect with their inner self.

  • Tranquillity
  • Juanita Grobler
  • 2024
  • Acrylic on canvas
  • 59.5 x 59.5 centimeters
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