soft pastels on pastel paper, 20h x 24wI could watch reflections on water all day. Temporal, like our lives. It's a challenge to capture an image of something that's ever changing, with moods as fickle as our own.
Sunset on the Gulf
acrylics on canvas, 16h x 20w I spent many days watching sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico. The intensity of color builds with clouds drifting towards the horizon.
Reflections - Sunset Harbor I
soft pastels on sandpaper, 8h x 11wThe memories of my travels work their way into my works. We came across some lovely sunsets in Grenada. My trip culminated in several harbor paintings.
Reflections - Upper Nile
soft pastels on pastel paper, 8h x 10wNot long ago I traveled to Egypt. The sand dunes reflecting on the water seemed to glow. My mind drifed to time when caravans traveled to this destination for a cool drink.
Reflections - Sunset Harbor II
soft pastels on pastel paper, 12h x 15wThis is another painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor. I was fascinated by the different reflections as the sun was setting and the light kept changing.
Reflections - Calm Sea
soft pastels on pastel paper, 21h x 29wOne day I was looking out on the ocean, which was calm and dark. As the sun was about to set, pastel shadows jumped across the ripples in the water.
Reflections - Sunset Harbor III
soft pastels on sandpaper, 12h x 16wThis is the final painting in my series of sunsets on the harbor. In this painting as dusk was setting in, the colors took on a deeper hue.
Mom at the Beachsoft pastels on pastel paper, 15h x 19wThe beach brings back memories. I pictured my mother at the beach, where she was always happy watching the waves from her favorite loungechair.