The sun was intense and way too bright reflecting off of a vast body of water while trying to see what shapes dotted the distant horizon line.
An acrylic study in the works on panel board looking out on the busy NYC harbor!
This winter on a trip to Florida, I found that there were many bird feathers scattered all over the beach. With so many different seabirds and other land birds that reside in this region, I simply could not identify who's feather belonged to who? Each day there, I would sit down in the sand to do an hour study in watercolor on paper or in acrylic on canvas board. Below are a mix of photographs and six of my painting studies.
In this series of photographs, I am trying to keep my sidewalk and top left building lines from ending directly into each corner where I feel my eye travels off the frame on the left top and bottom. Because of this, I spend little time observing the distance and right side of walkway, loosing the overall landscape of the picture What I have here are four frames taken of the same view and below I have cropped each piece for a better composition.
Below are the four images which I have cropped in my attempt to get the best composition out of this group of pictures....please let me know what one of these you feel is the best composition.
I feel as if my artwork gives the viewer an insight into my life's journey. This is most evident in a plein air painting, where I can reflect back to a time and location. My sketchbooks tell a different story of thoughts and ideas scribbled within my drawing and painting studies.