Cautious Crab Sea Spirit - Prints
Crabs cast off their shells for new ones, associating it with rebirth/cycles. The protective animal symbolism is evident in the hard, spiny exoskeleton found with these creatures. Reminding us of the cyclical nature in our lives and what protection we may need for the path on which we embark.
She also reminds us that we may live within the diversity of this world with the preparedness of a warrior (wearing armour), but we are born with this preparedness - we do not have to guard or defend ourselves on purpose. When we relax and move in the waves of wellbeing - moving in the natural flow of things, we have no need for defence. All of our needs are met, and we are divinely cared for.
The crab's ambulation is noteworthy. Never taking a direct (forward, or head-on) route, the crab makes its way on land with a sideways tap-dance. This is a reminder that not all paths are direct and not all ways will be forthcoming in their meaning. When you are moving in a certain direction, and you feel a bit misguided, call upon the travel-savvy crab. She will guide you in an unorthodox way - taking lesser known paths of least resistance and bring you to clarity.
The crab is content to move with the natural cadence of the moon, the water, the land, and the perfect rhythm of nature. We would all do well to follow her lead.
Ink, coloured pencil on 210GSM artists paper – original on A3 sized paper.
Giclee Prints (unframed)
All the giclee photo prints are printed on Hahnemuhle Photo Rag.
They have a fine, smooth surface & are Archival Museum grade, with a Matte Finish at 308gsm.
Canvas Prints (unframed)
These are printed on Hahnemuhle Goya Canvas, which is 340gsm, poly-cotton, natural white and satin-finish coated. They are supplied as rolled and unmounted with approximately 50mm - 60mm of blank border (this helps with getting them framed).
Small - A4 Size (210 x 297 mm or 8.3 x 11.7 inches)
Medium - A3 Size (297 x 420 mm or 11.7 x 16.5 inches)
Large - A2 Size (420 x 594 mm or 16.5 x 23.4 inches)
Extra Large - A1 Size (594 x 841 mm or 23.4 x 33.1 inches
Super Size! - A0 Size (841 x 1189mm or 33.1 x 46.8 inches)
*The 'gsm' is the thickness of the paper. The higher the number, the thicker the paper.
*Prices include postage within Australia.
Also available as
included in 2018 Sea Spirits Calendar
and Greeting Card