Yesterday was cold and rainy here in Provincetown so no chance to get outside and pastel. While going through one of my art drawers, I came upon a plein air piece that I did last autumn. It had one nice side but the other side was covered with wild scribbles that I remember making when I grew frustrated with the dead foliage and the vanishing clear fall light. So, I decided to attempt a seasonal shift and reworked it into an imagined spring beachscape. Here is the softer, slightly more atmospheric May beach scene.
We were lucky to be able to camp twice at Grayton Beach State Park this past winter/spring. April at Grayton was sweet with warm water for swimming, no mosquitos and still no crowds. The campground is nearly always full but we seem to always luck out with a cancellation. This piece was done from my beach towel after a swim.