Waterfront

Waterfront 36x36x1.5 acrylic on canvas

This is a view of East Main Street area next to the original Highway 17 bridge in Washington. Standing at the apex of a bridge gives a good vantage point. It was a cold day and the light was clear and bright. The light was warm too, making the white hulls look very yellow; I think that was my initial objective—to paint those yellow boat hulls, but the architecture too.

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Evening In The Sky

Evening In The Sky 36x36x1.5 acrylic on canvas

I know what Manet meant by not being able to emulate nature on canvas, that the best the artist can do is present his own, “naïve” impression.

This sky was so magnificent, there was so much shimmer and reflection and the colors harmonized so perfectly, that it left me in a wonderful state of awe.

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