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Let Peace Reign
Let Peace Reign$275 – $550Quick View
Moving from darkness to light, this creation conveys a powerful message as to what it would take to make peace reign once again in our island that has gone through dark times in the past. The creator very intricately detailed the large group of individuals who have come together to rebuild the nation, which represents almost every different individual present in our country.
As they all pull together to hoist our national flag, the subtle feature of a flock of doves flying towards the light shows we are moving in the right direction away from the darkness to the light with peace as our guiding force.
Rebuild and Rejoice
Rebuild and Rejoice$275 – $550Quick View
Sri Lanka was once plagued by a civil war, which although has now come to an end, still has left nasty scars among every one of us. Through this creation, the creator addresses the timely need for all of us to come together once again to rebuild what has been lost and also build a firmer foundation to prevent any dangerous cracks appear from amongst us.
This amazing creation shows the power of strength and the determination we all need to demonstrate in order to make our nation strengthened by the unity and undying commitment to protect our motherland from this point on.
Pain of Captivity
Pain of Captivity$275 – $675Quick View
Hidden behind this artistic portrayal of a scene which took place not too long ago, is the pain and anguish felt by a herd of gentle giants as they are forced into slavery by a group of affluent humans and their faithful followers.
The creator very carefully details the level of anguish this herd of wild elephants feels as they are forced to work against their will as the group of greedy humans watch over the captive ground amused by the damage they are causing to nature. This work of art is definitely thought-provoking and will serve as a great reminder for us never to revert back to such primitive behavior.
On a Night Like This
On a Night Like This$275 – $675Quick View
A brilliantly portrayed starry night at the Kandy Perahera, in Sri Lanka. The Creator has captured this prestigious, religious event so meticulously and accurately, down to the last detail.
What is being brought across on canvas by this masterful Creator is the front of Perahera. It is a religious Buddhist event held every year in the ancient city of Kandy. The Elephant can be seen carrying the sacred tooth relic atop its back and decked in beautiful silk draping with jewels embedded in them. While the procession and the other elephant follow behind and alongside this sacred relic.
Weaving Foundations$275 – $675Quick View
Rattan weaving which was once a highly sought after skill is now a dying art which is hardly known to the younger generation, and for this reason the creator has picked a moment where a talented rattan weaver performs her task in order to immortalize this industry.
The creator has kept things simple by using soft shades of brown and a bright blue background, but with every brush stroke has depicted the high level of concentration and artistic value of this dying industry. As the foundations of these chairs are woven together, this creation will help remind you of the ancient industries that paved the way for modern enterprises.
Connect Earth and Heaven
Connect Earth and Heaven$275 – $675Quick View
This creation is a beautiful representation of ancient man-made wonders, the creator artistically portrays a massive Dagoba stands tall in the midst of its surroundings. Although a realistic representation of a natural landscape, the view through which the artist has chosen to display this moment brings to life a deeper meaning, which shows how the teachings drawn from this sacred monument act as a bridge between life on earth and the divine powers hidden in the heavens above.
As you make this beautiful creation part of your living space, you will be invited to go into a state of deep meditation on the hidden powers this wonder holds.
Music for the Soul
Music for the Soul$275 – $875Quick View
The creator of this beautiful, timeless piece of art, has masterfully portrayed an art in its own respect. The relationship between the snake and it’s charmer have been clearly painted with such emotion that even the feeling of the movement of the snake is brought to life. The Creator has gone to great lengths to put in meticulous details into this creation.
This creation is a bold and daring piece, one that would be an excellent addition into any collection for this creation is timeless, in every sense of the word.
A Grand Spectacle
A Grand Spectacle$500 – $650Quick View
Taking us a step back in time, the creator has captured the natural essence of a traditional Perahera. Devoid of its modern makeup the Perahera has been stripped down to showcasing the prowess of the dancers and drummers.
The creativity behind this masterpiece has skillfully captured one of Sri Lanka’s well-known attractions with careful detailing. Using shades of umber, bronze and burnt orange they cast an affluent area surrounding the beloved procession allowing its players to be distinguishable in their dresses of white.
A Moment’s Repose
A Moment’s Repose$275 – $875Quick View
The artist remarkably captures a momentary repose in a leopard’s day. These fast and fierce felines roam the wilderness under the cover of the night, in search of prey. The day calls for restful slumber and reflection.
With strong attention to detail, the artist captures a photograph-like realism in painting this agile beast. Speckles of burnt umber against a gold fur coat, replete with intense and focused eyes, the leopard is the embodiment of stealth. Painted against lush green vegetation, this portrait brings to life the essence of the wild.
The Vessel That Sail No M..
The Vessel That Sail No M..$425 – $675Quick View
The creator has portrayed nature at its best, the sky a golden tone with hints of red, the sun is setting and making way for the night. Some trees are visible in the distance, but they are undefinable. The green grass slowly makes way for the rocks on the shore, the sea is calm creating small waves.
There are two sailing ships without their sails, but anchored. This boasts color, bright shades to define land, sea and sky, but overall this piece of art is melancholy, as everything about it depicts an ending. The creator has left a message for the spectator making this work of art ideal for a living room space.
Queen of the Mountains
Queen of the Mountains$275 – $650Quick View
An astounding portrayal of the queen of all trains carving her way through the steep hills over picturesque death-defying bridge spanning the cliffs. The beauty in the detail of the train in contrast to the silhouette of the mountain cliffs is a feature of this painting.
The creator of the work of art has skillfully offered a viewpoint that is both scenic and dangerous, giving a sense of awe mixed with fear. The raw courage of the train moving across the heavenly landscape is wonderfully brought through in this exquisite painting.
Shady Grove$275 – $550Quick View
If you are looking to bring the peace and beauty of a village setting closer to your living space, then this creation will make a perfect statement piece to add to your collection. The rustic nature of this serene scene is worthy of much praise as it will instantly instill a sense of calmness as it whisks the viewer into this ‘Shady Grove’ setting where from one side a fertile paddy field lines the roadway and on the other a humble hut takes shelter under the shade of a beautiful tree.
Enjoy yourself as you are drawn further into the setting as though you hitch a ride in the cart journeying on into the horizon.
The Midas’ Work
The Midas’ Work$275 – $675Quick View
The masterful Creator has painted a rendition of the face of a statue of the Lord Buddha, glistening dull gold, in all its glory. The Creator is increasing the value and the importance of this cultural icon by ten fold, by the use and choice of this bold and distinctive color.
This magnificent creation is a beautiful piece of cultural art that is alluring and brings peace, tranquility and grace into a living space. Adding this work of art to a collection of different works of art will enrich and diversify the collection, making it more valuable and more exquisite.
Village Life$275 – $675Quick View
The creator beautifully expresses a typical Sri Lankan village. This is a Sinhalese phrase that shows the close relationship with the village with the temple and tanks for agricultural purposes. The painting is nourished by the nutrients of its soil and the farmer’s labor that in return has produced healthy plants that cover the land.
A stroke of astounding divinity from the tanks and the bright skies revives the land and glorifies its beauty. A balance of warm and dark tones adds contrast to the landscape and village culture.
First of its Kind
First of its Kind$275 – $550Quick View
A grand monument and a beacon of culture and heritage, the “Thuparamaya”, a Buddhist temple, located in the historic and ancient city of Anuradhapura, in the Island nation of Sri Lanka. Located in the heart of the Indian ocean, Sri Lanka has many Buddhist temples.
The temple that is portrayed in this creation is known as one of the first dome shaped Buddhist temples, ever to be built in Sri Lanka and was built in order to enshrine the right collarbone of Lord Buddha. Cultural art at its finest. The Creator of this exceptionally exquisite piece deserves to be commended.
Cross of Faith
Cross of Faith$275 – $550Quick View
Faith bears a strong power which often cannot be explained but can be felt and experienced in massive proportions, and through this creation, the artist brings to life the power of faith symbolized by a wooden cross.
Although humble it may seem the massive crowds of devotees depicted in this scene show the degree of power this modest symbol of faith possesses. As a creation which tells the story of a biblical tale, you too will be able to remind yourself of the mighty power faith can bring as long as you continue to believe.
Transgressions and Penalt..
Transgressions and Penalt..$275 – $675Quick View
The creator has chosen to portray an instance where the power of the ruler reigned supreme in ancient Sri Lanka. Penalties meted out to offenders of the law of the land varied in aggression.
Depicted here is a royal’s discharge of judicial duties, thought to be a conscientious and rightful by the passive onlookers gathered at the back. Their somber expressions reflect fear and reverence as the artist skillfully represents the transgression of customs and law, bringing to life a bygone era.
Being Carried Away
Being Carried Away$275 – $550Quick View
The fantastic Creator of this piece, has imagined and depicted what a Sri Lankan village would have looked like at some point in time, long ago. The scenic view and beauty; pristine, immaculate and enchanting. Nature’s landscape remains untouched and unspoilt.
Judging from that depiction the Creator may have had in mind, a pre-colonial era, when painting this piece. Pre colonialism was a time that the great Sri Lankan or Ceylonese Kings reigned over the Island. It is also evident from the section of the creation where the King is being carried in his “Carriage” by his workers.
Where Seagulls Fly
Where Seagulls Fly$275 – $675Quick View
The Creator of this masterful piece has portrayed a famous, iconic landmark in Sri Lanka. The lighthouse that the Creator has depicted is inside the infamous “Galle Fort”. A truly exquisite recreation of this important landmark. It is as though the actual site had been laid out on the Creator’s canvas.
Even from afar this creation stands out. It is a radiant eye catcher. It brings out a sense of warmth and lightness in the atmosphere surrounding it, all the while bringing in a pop of color and brightness to a living space.
The Sacred Branch
The Sacred Branch$275 – $550Quick View
In this creation the creator symbolically uses the growth of a branch of the sacred Bo tree to show how the teachings and beliefs intertwined with the Buddhist religion also continue to grow with time. Beginning with a sturdy trunk deeply rooted in the soil, the branch begins to grow away from its comfort zone in the outer areas where there is little or no support for its growth.
But as seen in this image, although the growth of the tree may have not been determined by any outside force, with the right human intervention, the required support has been provided to ensure the sacred branch representing religious beliefs is properly supported and kept strong.