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"Toward The Light"

“Toward the Light”, this is a small painting, 6″ x 8″, oil on canvas panel. This painting has SOLD.

Another drismal day from rain to fog to falling mist. I waited out the mist while sitting in my van watching the weather radar start to clear. At the last possible moment, gathering up my gear, I hiked down from a few hundred feet above sea level to zero. With a fisherman’s sweater, parka and snow-pants, I was way overdressed for the hike down and had to peel off layers when I set up top of a large, 6 foot high boulder. It was flat calm, no air moving. I simmered in my remaining clothes as I frantically used up the 40 minutes until dark balancing my colors. The walk back up hill was swift and strenuous in the dark, raising my boots higher than normal upon each step so as not to trip on the now unseen rocks in the path…

"Splish Splash"

“Splish Splash”, this is a small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $750.00 USD

A northeast breeze and almost full moon tide made for a noisy beach today. The rollers came in and punched up and down the shoreline I was on. One splash off the rock I was painting flew just over my shoulder. Quitting time…!

"Table Rock"

“Table Rock”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $750.00 USD

If this glacial boulder was tipped just a little bit less, it would look just like a flat table top. It sits in 3 to 6 feet of water in the tide zone of the north shore, within splashing distance of Split Rock to the east. I took notice of it when I did the painting of Split Rock last month. I had to wait for another windless, overcast day to go back as I was after the shadow/reflection in front of it on the water. In the summer months the proliferation of plankton and other sea life would not give the same beautiful shadow water color as winter water does. Today was good until the fog banks rolled in, the water turned dark and I had to abruptly pack up…

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"Down Island Sheep"

“Down Island Sheep”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $750.00 USD

Another flock of sheep I’ve had my eye on for a while. Today I found them right where I wanted them, behind the split rock in the corner of the field…

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\"Cloud Bank Laughter\"

“Cloud Bank Laughter”, this is a Small painting, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel. $750.00 US

The cloud bank moved off and we were left in a dim light…

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“Autumn Shore”

“Autumn Shore”, this is a Small one, 6″x 8″, oil on canvas panel, SOLD