With the stunning quiet light stretching across the water right towards me and I sketched this stunning sunset when I was in Newfoundland last year. The highlights on the dark rocks framed the scene beautifully!! From my sketch and a photo, I painted the piece when I got home.
I was invited to “Paint on the Mountain” 2020 at Cypress Mountain, West Vancouver, hosted by British Pacific Properties. It was a plein air competition with 12 artists participating. We each selected our own spot, set up our easels and got our paint brushes moving!! Meeting the other amazing plein air artists was terrific!! … Read More
This piece was painted plein air, in the “Paint on the Mountain” 2020 invitational competition. So fun to participate and meet other plein air artists!! There is a small stream, named Godman Creek, that meanders through the designated painting area with a small pool that opened up revealing nice reflections.
I was painting outdoors at the beach and the seagulls became very interested in what I was doing. As the seagulls will not pose for any length of time, I began taking a few photos of the gulls and caught this one who looked at me out of one eye!!