Regatta in Perth

This is my latest painting, “Regatta in Perth”. Perth is a wonderful city, and ever since I moved here I wanted to paint the beautiful view you have of the skyline from South Perth, which is the icon of the city, and I finally did it! :) And to make it better, I decided to…

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Magnificence in the oceans

“. . . mixing with the soft waves themselves (…) these are the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean’s skin, one forgets the tiger heart that pants beneath it… “ – Herman Melville (Moby Dick) Oil and acrylic painting “Humpback whale” by Marta Galindo.

As if the sand was stone

“Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand was stone.” – Jorge Luis Borges Oil painting “Indiana Teahouse, Cottesloe” by Marta Galindo.

The beauty of what you do not see

I consider there is some attractiveness on what you do not get to see completely, on what leaves you with the desire of seeing more, of knowing more. We have an extraordinary mind that fills the gaps for us, and yet, we want more, we want it all. Part of the beauty of the sea…

The voice of the sea

“The voice of the sea is seductive; never ceasing, whispering, clamouring, inviting the soul to wander for a spell in abysses of contemplation. The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.” – Kate Chopin (The Awakening) Oil painting “The wave”…