As a work of art, wood painting is in great demand because it has a high artistic value. Besides domestically, the works of these wood painting artists are also in demand in foreign markets. Usually, painting activities are always done on canvas. But, as the creativity of the artists increases, now, apart from canvas, painting can also be done on many other media. One of them that is gaining popularity is painting on wood. Despite being popular, painting on wood is not as easy as affixing on canvas. It has its own complexity and uniqueness.
Marine Life Wood Painting
This art is called a wood relief painting. Because the medium used in making the painting is a wooden plank. One to two centimeters thick. 4 flat wooden planks assembled together. Unlike other paintings made of canvas. Next, the assembled wooden planks are then painted with watercolors. In order for a painting to stand out, the painter must mix colors well. So this art requires patience and the ability to combine colors. The goal is that the painting really looks classic.
This painting takes the theme of marine life. Marine Biota are all living things in the sea, both animals and plants or corals. In general, marine life is divided into three major groups, namely plankton, nekton and benthos. This division has nothing to do with scientific classification, size, animals or plants. But based on the habits of life in general. Such as walking motion, pattern of life and distribution according to ecology.
In this painting, you can see many types of fish swimming on the reef. Ranging from big fish to small fish. Furthermore, even these fish have very attractive colors and are the same as the original. The corals that have a unique shape add to the beauty of this painting. Coupled with the painted seaweed is very real. The color combination displayed makes this painting look very beautiful. Life under the sea is very beautiful to the eye through this painting.