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mantis shrimp escapes

mantis shrimp escapes


25 x 20 cm

acrylic, oil pastel, pencil & ballpoint pen on photograph


Mantis Shrimp was captured, held for experiments. His eyes are remarkable seeing more of the spectrum, into ultra violet light seeing more than a human can. The human eye often held aloft as an example of the miracle of God’s creation. Mantis Shrimp did not want to share his secrets so he escaped. Shattering his confinement with one blow of his mighty claw, with the power exceeding the expectations of his size.

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