Emperor’s Child – Original Art and Fine Art Prints

A surreal oil on canvas painting of a whisky glass two thirds full of water, floating in which are two ice cubes, standing on top of which are two penguins, one an adult emperor penguin bending tenderly over its fluffy chick. The glass stands against a light powder blue background which gets darker towards the top of the painting where there is a wave-like cornflower blue band. In the bottom left hard part of the painting are two and a half slices of lemon forming a triangle. There is an air bubble in the thick glass at the bottom of the glass and a shadow with some white reflections on the blue background behind the glass.

Oil on canvas   75 cm x 60 cm   

Who Would Like Some More Ice? (Emperor’s Child)

I would, yes please

Because ice is nice

With lemon,

A slice,

In our G and Ts

 

I would, yes please

Because ice is nice

In Antarctic

seas

Where Emperors embrace with their backs to the breeze

 

 

You may have watched ‘The March of the Penguins’? An amazing documentary about how Emperor penguins raise chicks through the Antarctic winter. So much sacrifice and care goes into raising one Emperor penguin chick in the harshest environment in the world. One fluffy, charming, fragile, resilient chick.

Do you also love penguins? I can’t say what makes them so appealing, perhaps it is because they are awkward, beautiful and humorous, rather like people.

How tender is the bend of that neck? Such love.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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