Saturday, August 16, 2014

On the Beach (Block Island III)

This work is the third in my recent Block Island series.  It depicts the beach near Old Harbor.  I used a photo and my memory as source materials, but I severely simplified the composition elements to focus on two structures, rather than the many that stand along the shore.  As I have done in the entire series, I used a yellow sky as the backdrop to add atmosphere.

"On the Beach (Block Island III)."  Oil on canvas, 24 x 36 inches. Completed December 2013.

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