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The Stories Behind My Original Landscape Paintings of Wild Sri Lanka (Ceylon)



Are you ready to dive into the mesmerizing world of original landscape paintings inspired by the wilds of the central highlands of Sri Lanka? As an artist living in this breathtakingly beautiful region, I have the privilege of waking up to bio-diverse mountain landscapes every day, teeming with wildlife, birds, waterfalls, and more.


The Essence of Sri Lanka's Magical Sites with original landscape paintings

I am lucky to call the stunning central highlands of Sri Lanka my home. The landscapes here are unlike any other - lush greenery, rolling hills, misty mountains, and cascading waterfalls create a sense of tranquility and harmony that is truly awe-inspiring. In my original landscape paintings, I strive to capture the essence of these magical sites, preserving their beauty for all to see.


A Glimpse into Nature's Wonders

Each painting is a window into the wonders of nature, a snapshot of a moment in time that can never be replicated.


Experiencing the Untold Stories with original landscape paintings

When you purchase one of my original landscape paintings, you are not just buying a piece of art; you are investing in a piece of Sri Lanka's history and heritage. These paintings are more than just images on a canvas - they are untold stories waiting to be discovered, secrets of the land that only a true artist can unveil.


Get to Know the Piece Beforehand

Before you make the decision to purchase one of my original landscape paintings, I encourage you to take the time to get to know the piece on a deeper level. Each painting has its own story to tell, its own unique character and charm. By understanding the inspiration behind the piece, you can truly appreciate the beauty and significance of owning a piece of Sri Lanka's natural wonders.


My original landscape paintings are not just works of art; they are windows into the soul of the central highlands of Sri Lanka. By investing in one of these pieces, you are not only adding beauty to your home; you are also preserving a piece of history and culture for generations to come. So why wait? Dive into the untold stories of my original landscape paintings and let the magic of Sri Lanka's landscapes captivate your heart and soul.


Landscape painting titled "Purity" by artist Maria Abeyesekere
Serenity

Serenity






Let me tell you about this wonderful 'Serenity' landscape painting I created!


It captures a hidden landscape nestled in a Tea Estate in the highlands of Sri Lanka. Picture rolling hills blanketed with lush green tea plantations as far as the eye can see. I used to spend hours sketching delicate birds and colorful butterflies in this peaceful site but finally thought of creating this landscape on canvas as well.


The painting carries the essence of tranquility and natural beauty that envelops the Tea Estate, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the serene atmosphere of the setting. The intricate details of this original landscape painting bring forth the charm and magic of this idyllic spot, making it a truly enchanting piece that evokes a sense of peace and wonder.



Original landscape painting titled "Serenity" by artist Maria Abeyesekere
Purity

Purity




Let me tell you about this wonderful award winning landscape painting titled "Purity" I created!


Discovering hidden gems in Wellawaya, Sri Lanka sounds like a wonderful adventure! The serenity landscape painting capturing a stream with pebbles flowing through the countryside is sure to be a tranquil and breathtaking scene.


Imagining the locals and wildlife coexisting harmoniously around this soothing waterbody is truly heartwarming. It must be a perfect spot for a quiet retreat, where the sound of the babbling stream and the picturesque view create a peaceful oasis for both the villagers and the creatures. What a special place to uncover with your family, full of beauty and serenity that energizes both the land and its inhabitants.





Landscape painting titled "Just after Dawn" by artist Maria Abeyesekere
Just After Dawn

JUST AFTER DAWN




The Just After Dawn landscape painting captures a breathtaking moment perfectly!


Imagine traveling towards Anuradhapura, an ancient kingdom of Sri Lanka in the early morning and being greeted by the most stunning sunrise!


The scene unfolds as you pass by the land of indigenous people, who still thrive in the wilds, adding a touch of ancient beauty to the landscape. The soft hues of the sky blending with the awakening nature paint a serene picture, invoking a sense of tranquility and wonder.


It's as if time stood still for that fleeting moment, reminding us of the simple yet profound beauty that surrounds us every day.



Landscape painting of Sigiriya by artist Maria Abeyesekere
Sigiriya the Rock Fortress



Sigiriya the Rock Fortress


Sigiriya's Rock Fortress landscape painting beautifully captures the essence of this ancient palace and fortress complex, boasting significant archaeological importance and drawing in thousands of tourists annually in Sri Lanka. As probably the most visited tourist spot in the country, Sigiriya displays a unique blend of history and natural beauty that leaves visitors awestruck.


The painting depicts the sheer grandeur of the rock rising from the lush greenery below, reflecting the rich cultural heritage and architectural mastery of its past. It's no wonder this iconic site continues to captivate travelers from all corners of the globe, offering a glimpse into a bygone era that continues to fascinate and inspire to this day.




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