“Morning at Turtle Bay” 40×30′ was painted in a larger size from a similar painting that I did after visiting St. Kitts earlier in the year. (“Nevis in the Distance” See below). I had taken photos while painting on this idyllic beach. It was a windy day so the sailboats that would have been sailing that day came around the tip of the island to anchor and wait for the wind to die down. The first sailboat still had one sail up still while getting in position. There was a little dock and we swam in the shallow water. Paradise.
Of course on this second painting from my photograph, I changes a few things and tried to make the water reflect less wind in the cove. This painting will go on my wall at home.
Then, after completing the larger 40×30″ scene, I wanted to explore the idea again to learn and be bolder with my new ideas. My husband remarked that he didn’t understand why I painted two of the same painting. I wanted to change the time of day like it was a summer evening with the moon lighting up the sky. I also wanted to try making the colors more brilliant and colorful. These two new paintings really made me happy while painting it and I am assuming that the happy feeling transcends to whomever purchases the painting.
“Twilight Sail” 40×30″
Nevis in the Distance is 24×30 was done earlier in the year and was my inspiration for the two new larger paintings.
“All You Need” is a smaller landscape 24×20″ and done from the same photos I shot while on that beautiful beach.
“Sand Bank Bay” 24×24 is from a Str Kitts trip two years ago. Sand Bank Bay is on the Atlantic Ocean side of the island and near the most southernly points. Available for purchase.