Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Another Crab Cove Tree


Cypress at Crab Cove
9" x 12" ink and watercolor
Arches 100% hot press paper

Not in love with this painting, but I am in love with this cypress tree that I walk by every day, sometimes twice. I much prefer my last tree painting of the coastal live oak, which has a kind of pleasing random regularity to the ink calligraphy. I didn't hit that calligraphic rhythm with this one. But what I do like about this one is the way the sunlight falls on the rocks/ground in the center. That part is even better in person, I have to say. 

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