I was wanting to paint beach umbrellas. So a few weeks ago, I packed up and headed across the bridge to the Gulf Islands National Seashore. Where Tiffiny in her red hat was happened upon. I got right to work but her moments of leisure were cut short to go pick up her daughter. She was a great inspiration, all the while unsuspecting. As she passed me under the shelter, I said, "my subject is leaving"... and gave her a card. So she called, curious to see the finished piece. It is a good thing I stop and take photos.
The other thing I was quite happy to find that day at the beach was shade!! I was not expecting to find my subject in view from this pavilion. So I tried out my "no-tears" sunscreen which I couldn't wait to wash off my face, and did so at the Sunset Grill while they cooked up my grouper sandwich. UMM (For my blogger friends wishing for a coastal view- my treat in exchange for your demo.)
"Lady in the Red Hat", 11x14, Oil on canvas, SOLD
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