By Wioletta Karas
A captivating painting from my Maguro-Ocean life breath art collection, celebrating the ever-changing beauty of our coastal landscapes. With a deep love for the ocean and its hidden wonders, this artwork reflects a profound connection to the aquatic realm and the emotions it stirs within us. The name “Smile” signifies positivity and serves as a reminder of the powerful impact nature has on our well-being. The presence of the puffer fish, revered for its strength and guidance in Native beliefs, adds a symbolic touch to the piece. Employing a unique technique with multiple layers, “Smile” creates a visually immersive 3D effect, drawing viewers into an enchanting underwater world. The ocean’s continuous transformation mirrors the fluctuations of our emotions. Just as the healing ocean life imparts positivity, let us stay positive and smile, embracing the uplifting influence of nature’s wonders.
101 x 101
“Smile” is a captivating painting from my Maguro-Ocean life breath art collection, reflecting my deep affection for the ocean and its life beneath the surface. Water holds profound symbolism, representing life and emotions, and in this artwork, I explore the profound connection between water and our feelings. The canvas depicts a stunning array of colours submerged beneath the water’s surface, evoking a diverse range of emotions akin to the vibrant life found in coral reefs. The name “Smile” was chosen to convey positivity and serves as a reminder of our deep connection to the aquatic realm and the emotions it stirs within us. To create this piece, I employ a unique technique involving multiple layers, resulting in a visually immersive 3D effect that draws viewers into an enchanting underwater world. Over the past five years, the ocean has been my primary source of inspiration, fuelling my creativity with its vastness and mysterious allure. “Smile” is part of the Maguro-Ocean life breath art collection and stands as a testament to the transformative power of water and underwater life, both physically and metaphorically. It serves as a powerful reminder of the positive impact nature can have on our well-being, providing strength and