• Janette Ihnatova-Dengo
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I created this piece for a special friend. Both families took a day last year in 2008 and we visited a museum for a winter festival in Hamilton together, where these turtles swam in the aquarium. It is also where I learned my friend loved turtles as much as I do. Turtle – is one of the oldest and most sacred species, symbolizing longevity, wisdom and courage. The turtle shell, which was used as a calendar by the ancient, with the thirteen large squares counting out all the full moons of the year, the 28 small squares on the outside count the days of each lunar month.


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Anonymous Guest 24 Nov 2009

Looks like a lot of layering. Must have taken some time. Nice.

Anonymous Guest 24 Nov 2009

Spectacular revision. I know something about these turtles and how fast swimmers they are and the glare from tanks. It would be interesting to see the original. Just a thought.

Ginger Lovellette 16 Nov 2009

Awesome digital!

Artist Reply: Thank you Ginger! I was pleased but most importantly the person I gave it as a gift was very pleased. : )

jamie winter 16 Nov 2009

sensational work!!!!!!

Artist Reply: Thank you ever so much Jamie... you are most certainly my #1 fan here on AW and I absolutely love ya for it and appreciate all your wonderful and supportive comments! : )