I painted this at Illinois Beach State Park on the 4th of July. Lots of people came and went as I painted, but the man at the top of the hill was there for almost the entire time I was painting. I think he must have gone through four cigars because he was smoking almost that entire time, too (Unless one cigar can last several hours?).
Man Overlooking the Beach, 16×12 in, acrylic on gessoboard
Prints of this piece can be purchased through Fine Art America. The original is also available for purchase.
The last time I took my children to the beach, I was struck by how different the perspective was when I was sitting in the sand building castles with them instead of standing up at my easel. So I came back to the exact same spot and painted sitting down, from the same perspective.
Morning at Waukegan Beach, 12x16in, acrylic on gessoboard
Prints of this piece are available here. The original is also available for purchase.
After a long, long, long winter we finally have beautiful weather here. I took advantage of an absolutly perfect day on the shores of Lake Michigan to paint this. The painting is 12×16 inches, acrylic on gesso board. Prints of Beach with Rocks are available here.
I’ve felt like this a lot lately, especially while I was working on this piece about a month ago. This piece is acrylic on linen, 18 x 24.