"Wawyd Oop" : Original Artwork by Karien Bredenkamp
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"Wawyd Oop"

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Prints: Limited edition of 50

About The Artwork:

Introducing "Wawyd Oop" – a whimsical black and white illustration that takes you on a symbolic voyage into the depths of the subconscious. This black and white print features a thought-provoking fusion of elements: an upside-down anchor buoyed by two soaring sea turtles, weighed down by a shell at the bottom of the page. 

The anchor, typically associated with stability and security, takes on a unique role in "Wawyd Oop." In this context, the upside-down anchor can be seen as a representation of transformation and release. Anchors are often linked to grounding and stability, but when inverted, they signify a willingness to break free from the known and embrace change. The anchor suspended in mid-air invites contemplation of how we sometimes need to upend our lives and relinquish the familiar to embark on new journeys.

Sea turtles, creatures of the deep, are known for their endurance and wisdom. In various cultures, they symbolize longevity, patience, and the ability to navigate life's currents with grace. In "Wawyd Oop," these majestic creatures become the pillars of support for the anchor, suggesting that wisdom and endurance are essential to guide us through moments of upheaval and change.

Shells provide shelter and defense from the outside world. In this composition, they represent the protective nature of transformation, emphasizing that as we move through life's transitions, we carry our inner sanctuary with us. The combination of shells and sea turtles amplifies the notion of resilience and protection in the face of change.

The combination of these symbols in "Wawyd Oop" encourages contemplation of rebirth and personal growth. It's a visual metaphor for embracing the unknown, allowing wisdom and resilience to guide you through turbulent times, and understanding that within the chaos of transformation, your inner sanctuary remains a constant source of strength. This illustration invites viewers to reflect on the beauty and potential that lie in unexpected journeys and transformations, urging us to embrace the wisdom that accompanies change, even when it challenges our perceptions of stability and security.

"When you walk to the edge of all the light you have and take that first step into the darkness of the unknown, you must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for you to stand upon or you will be taught to fly.” ― Patrick Overton, The Leaning Tree

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