This was a challenging painting for me, but it’s finished and I’m happy with it! It took me outside my comfort zone in both scale and composition.
I spent three days staring at the completed sketch for this large, complex painting before I had the courage to touch paint to paper.
This month, I spent a week traveling and painting along the Oregon coast from Cannon Beach to Port Orford, south of Bandon.
After two years immersed in the endless possibilities of clay, glass, metals, darkroom photography and relief printmaking, I still found it a joy to return to watercolor…