Venice Dunes Morning
8" x 10"
A group of terrific painters from the Plein Air Painters of Florida, led by Terry Mason, met on the beach and painted the morning away. I tucked under a palm along a shady path and painted this view of the Gulf. There's a drop at the edge of the beach, so it's not possible to see the edge of the waves on the shore. And the people walking along could only be seen from the waist up. Not many waves today anyway, flat blue sky and water, but what lovely shadows the dunes make in the morning sun, purple-blue lacy patterns on the sand.
Here's a photo of my paintbox under the palms, and one of Terry Mason painting on the beach.