Salmon Having a Good Day


#302/365 Paintings

This salmon is obsessed with dragonflies. He even wears a dragonfly pendant. He’s young, he’s cool in his school. And we have a very terrified dragonfly. I want to save the poor thing. But such as life with salmon who wear backwards baseball caps and glow orange and handsome at sunrise.

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  • Sherry Richert Belul November 6, 2013  

    Thank you for this color and whimsy this morning. I think the dragonfly lands on his back and goes for an adventure. 🙂

    • niya christine November 6, 2013  

      I love that idea Sherry. Gets me going on a little children’s story. Thank you.

  • WM Rine November 6, 2013  

    I’m with Sherry. That Salmon looks as though he’s more interested in fun and adventure than a full belly. His mouth looks as though he’s not sure whether he wants to bite down or say “Hello!” And what amazing stories this Dragonfly could tell — he’s been around, and he also knows the stories that go back to the Old Ones, the ones who shared the woods with the dinosaurs and the woolly mammoths.

    Your fish are beautiful. I have a feeling these beautiful things swim with you in some way when you’re doing laps.

    • niya christine November 6, 2013  

      Dragonflies and old creatures — of course. You do have a point. Both, you and Sherry. I love the feedback. A piece of art just isn’t complete without the viewer. And I have such brilliant ones.
      Thank you for the compliments on the fish. Being in the water as often as I am does make me feel very close to this subject matter. I’m really enjoying it. ; )