Rain on Peak’s Island

 

Summer activities and work kept me from a blog post last weekend, but that’s okay. I was able to get some sketching done this Independence Day. I went with the girlfriend up to Peak’s Island off the coast of Portland, Maine. It was a quirky and interesting place. People were riding around in patriotic themed golf carts and we saw a woman walking her pet macaw. Unfortunately, it was raining most of the time we were there, so I was only able to do a quick watercolor. I chose a coastal scene of a lighthouse island and then got to work.aHI3VA5

 

I split my 9″x12″ paper in half and did a one minute preliminary sketch. Then I slapped some quick color on it. All in all, it turned out pretty decent. I was unhappy with it at first, but looking at it now I appreciate the looseness. I just wish I could’ve defined the lighthouse in the background a little more.

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