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'Chains of Gold' - whale fluke

New oil painting by Janice Lyall.


Archival prints available in the Seascape shop


Whale's fluke with cascading golden chains of water
'Chains of Gold' by Janice Lyall

'Chains of Gold' - whale fluke oil painting by Janice Lyall


How to portray the immensity of the whale's fluke? By the volume of water dripping from the fluke?

I was reminded of beautiful waterfalls in Wales. In this painting, rather than a backdrop of rocks, the morning sun casts light across an open sea. This lights up the cascading 'golden chains'


My thanks to intrepid photographers who bring us wonderful images of whales and dolphins - you are very much appreciated!

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