Visiting The Beach and Painting It


This past weekend my husband and I spent over on Sanibel Island, where we had some business to conduct. It inspired me, as the beach...
tends to do whenever I'm there...

Ever since I've known my husband we have been going to the island, as his parents had a place there since I believe the late 1970's. We love Sanibel, but it's been discovered by the masses and was quite crowded on this visit. The photo above is an iPhone shot that I took at the simultaneous sunset and moon rise, and the colors are unedited...


If you recall I made a large beach painting a couple of weeks back that I talked about HERE and ever since I've had the urge to do a few more on a smaller scale...


 The colors of the sea and the sky in Florida are always amazing, especially in the Spring...


I tried to incorporate texture and the soft shabby chic colors that a simple painting can enhance when added to a room...