“Cape Schanck Light”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.
My brother, John, and I went for a drive-about my last weekend in Australia to the southern tip of the Mornington Peninsula, due south of Melbourne. It is a rugged coast with sand and an overlay of ancient lava from past volcanic activity. We stopped long enough for me to paint this lighthouse. Moseying onward we got out and followed a rolling hill path to a seaside overlook. Discovering 200 well heeled revelers way out ahead of us on an ocean bluff, we turned to go and nearly walked into the bride and bridesmaids. They were in full attire gently gliding down the footpath to make her grand entrance. Farther along our journey, we found a helmeted man hanging onto a pair of wings about to jump from a cliff into a stiff headwind. He survived and soared off into the wild, blue yonder…
Tags: alla prima, blue, brown, building, cliff, clouds, fall, gray, green, lighthouse, oil painting, painting a day, plein air, rocks, sea, Seascape, sky, thaw malin, water, white, yellow
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