Mirror Fish

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Mirror Fish – acrylic painting by Heni Sandoval

Mirror Fish is my most recent painting.   Two fish  are swimming together like the Pisces symbol of  two fish swimming in opposite directions.  My twin sister and I are Pisces; our birthday is coming up later this month.  Maybe that’s why I felt like creating a new painting of the two fish to add to the other double fish paintings I’ve done through the years.  In this painting I’ve tried to loosen up some and play with lots of vibrant color.

My sister and I are in good places at the moment.  We are happy with our lives,  our families are doing well and we’re enjoying the empty nest phase.  We are identical mirror twins, which means the egg divided after 7 days and so we are mirror images of each other. She is right-handed while I am left-handed.

My sister was visiting last weekend and when we stopped by to pick up coffee at the local Dunkin Donuts, we got attention for looking alike. These days we find getting attention fun.   Growing up we never felt comfortable with all the extra attention we received.   Both my sister and I always smile to strangers and over the years I’ve realized that we do that because people were always staring at us.

We are still very close and talk to each other 2 or 3 times a week but like the fish above with the different colors and along with every identical twin, we each have a unique personality.

Thank You Flying Biscuit Cafe!

Framed Fish Prints at the Flying Biscuit Cafe
Framed Fish Prints at the Flying Biscuit Cafe

Framed art at the Flying Biscuit Cafe

Framed Bird Prints at the Flying Biscuit Cafe

My framed art prints have been showing at the Flying Biscuit Cafe in Norcross for a year now.  It has worked out well.  I get exposure as an artist and sell an average of four prints a month.  They get a percentage of the sales and benefit by having colorful art decorating their walls.  I went to replace some sold prints last week and they said they are still pleased with our set up which I was happy about.  I love that they support local artists and the food is great also.   If you are ever in the neighborhood drop by;  my favorite dish is the veggie scramble.

Their address:  5270 Peachtree Pkwy, across from the Forum Mall.

Prints available here.