Diane Mannion, Venice Beach, July, 8x10" oil
Venice Beach, Florida. The sky was a little hazy because of all the Sahara dust. Vast clouds are traveling across the Atlantic, causing gorgeous sunsets, adding soil to the Amazon rainforest, limiting the formation of hurricanes, and causing breathing problems for a few poor souls. Never knew this! About a billion tons of the stuff swirls high above us every year!
Here's a photo of my paintbox sprinkled with Sahara dust:
And here's a photo of a cicada that flew into another artist's green paint: