I used paprika, water, & honey to
make a dark red pigment. I wanted to use a deep red to bring some
intensity into the painting. The circular figure with the swirls
represents the sun and a crab and the other figure is a shark. I
recently went crabbing with my mother and we spotted far off from the
pier what appeared to be a baby shark. The triangular shape above the
crab represents the location of the fishing pier and the spot where we
find the most crabs.