Land & Sea

Portfolio

These paintings evolved from a series of ocean scenes that was inspired by the mysterious call of Aria Luna’s muse while she was working on her AMAZONAS exhibit. Sure, makes total sense that when you’re painting South American animals and insects you need to take a break and dream up a few beaches.
Jelly 1
Jelly 2
Ember Jelly
Pineapple Octous
Glitter Scale Carp
Mini Jelly
Sea Snake
Mirrored Worlds
Bending Reality
Enth Dimension
Van Gogh Beach I
Vast Beach
Palm Tree Beach
Shifting Dunes Beach
Gentle Waves
Caterpillar
Heart Island

Jelly 1

2020
Acrylic on canvas board
8 x 10 in
20.1 x 25 cm

The Atlantic bay nettle (Chrysaora chesapeakei) lives in estuaries like Chesapeake Bay.

This work has been sold to a private collector.

Jelly 2

2020
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas board
8 x 10 in
20.1 x 25 cm

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Ember Jelly

2020
Acrylic on canvas board
8 x 10 in
20.1 x 25 cm

Created in a burst of an inspired moment, this jelly boils the water around it. Don’t get too close!

Pineapple Octopus

2020
Acrylic on canvas board
8 x 10 in
20.1 x 25 cm

Yes, this is a pineapple octopus.
Does a pineapple octopus actually exist?

We’ll let you find the answer to that…

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Glitter Scale Carp

2020
Acrylic and mixed media on canvas board
8 x 10 in
20.1 x 25 cm

Mini jelly

2019
Acrylic on canvas
2 x 2 in
5 x 5 cm

The world’s tiniest jelly… painting of a jelly, that is

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Sea Snake

2019
Acrylic on canvas (diptych)
2 x 4 in
5 x 10.2 cm

We’re not sure if a creature like this actually exists, but they say there’s monsters in them there seas…

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Mirrored Worlds

2019
Acrylic on canvas
16 x 12 in
40.6 x 30.5 cm

This piece works right side up and upside down! Try it!

Bending Reality

2019
Acrylic on canvas
16 x 12 in
40.6 x 30.5 cm

Once you see the dragon, your sense of reality will never be the same…

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Enth Dimension

2019
Acrylic on canvas
10 x 10 in
25.4 x 25.4 cm

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Van Gogh Beach I

2019
Acrylic on canvas
5 x 5 in
12.7 x 12.7 cm

This is the very first beach scene Aria Luna painted, literally out of the blue. She was supposed to be working on her Amazonas exhibit, when… shall we just say, the Muse called and decided to go all out Caribbean.

This work has been sold to a private collector.

Vast Beach

2019
Acrylic on canvas
10 x 10 in
25.4 x 25.4 cm

A larger work in Aria Luna’s beach series, with swells big enough to entice the surfer in you!

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Palm Tree Beach

2019
Acrylic on canvas
5 x 5 in
12.7 x 12.7 cm

This beach has a lovely palm tree. Makes you just want to… call in sick and hop on the next flight to the Bahamas.

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Shifting Dunes Beach

2019
Acrylic on canvas
5 x 5 in
12.7 x 12.7 cm

This beach feels like Northern California. Darker shades of sand, and there’s that unpredictable surf, with azure cloudless skies in the distance.

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Gentle Waves

2019
Acrylic on canvas
5 x 5 in
12.7 x 12.7 cm

True, true, the waves aren’t cresting as much in this piece as in “Vast Beach.” Still, the way the horizon swells in the distance makes you think twice about heading out there solo.

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.

Caterpillar

2019
Acrylic on canvas
5 x 5 in
12.7 x 12.7 cm

This work is available for sale. Please contact us for pricing.


Heart Island

2017
Paint on cardboard and construction paper
12 x 18 in
30.5 x 45.5 cm