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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Day 7 Beach Protector

Beach Protector

On a visit to Naples, Florida we saw this fire lookout.
I don't know if it was still being used because it was a little rough looking,
but it was a fun site and I knew I'd be painting it sometime.

The 30 in 30 challenge is the perfect time.

This has been a fun painting and it's sort of getting me in the mood
for beach week I'll do during the challenge in the coming weeks.

Beach Protector
8" x 10" unframed acrylic on a panel
$95 + $6 shipping

4 comments:

  1. Sharon, this is really nice! The warm tones of the wood contrast nicely against the blue sky. I don't think I've ever seen a "fire lookout". Now I know!

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  2. Thanks Linda. Appreciate your comment. I've seen them in the smokies and they are much taller than this one, but I don't know what else it could have been. It's not a life guard shack. Anyway, it was cool.

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  3. Lovely warmth in this painting, Sharon. Those grasses in the front are awesome...

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  4. Thank you so much Meredith. I've been working on those grasses almost since my very first painting. Finally I'm beginning to get something I'm happy with.

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