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Protective is a Father

Emperor Penguins are known to be the best dads. They keep the egg, and the chick (once it hatches) warm throughout the chilly winters while the mother goes hunting for food. The chick stays warm and protected between the father's leg, burrowed under the fur. So for Father's Day 2024, I decided to paint them and in turn give an ode to my father and appreciate my husband's protective gesture that I see everyday for our daughter.


This is an original mixed media painting on glacier white colored handmade paper, with gouache, embroidery threads and beads . The size of the painting is approximately 8" x10" and is mounted in a float frame. The overall size of the frame is approximately 9"x11". It comes varnished with 2 coats of Krylon Kamar spray varnish to ensure protection from sunlight over time. 


The frame is handmade in my home studio from pinewood and has a double coat of espresso water based varnish. It comes in two parts that are attached with screws on the back. If ever need be, the painting can be detached from the outer frame by removing the said screws. 

Artist's signature with the date on the side and back of the frame.


Week 15 - Protective is a Father

    • Due to differences in monitor screens, color may appear slightly different in person than on screen.
    • Hanging hardware is not included, but the painting can be hung directly by the frame.
    • All artworks made are original in design and idea.
    • Please message or email in the case of any problems.
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