Friday, July 22, 2011

Pulling in the Line

The sea has pulled out, leaving the boats in the harbor high and dry. The fisherman is pulling up the moorage line that has been buried in the sand as the water receded. Dry sand mixed with wet sand and standing water made this scene especially interesting to paint.


  1. Love the gorgeous colors in this one. I don't think I've ever seen boats parked in the sand when the tide goes out. An unusual site for me but painted so prettily!

  2. Thank you! I hadn't seen a harbor like this either! It's really an interesting sight. You can see my reference photo at,-2.098127&panoid=-PhwkLl48nmQepiUwf25kQ&cbp=12,349.25,,1,4.03&ll=49.249319,-2.098045&spn=0.028126,0.219727&z=13