"Beside Restful Waters" - in progress
Oil - 24 x 36

This is my first full summer working on this piece, and it has been such a pleasure hanging out with its very peaceful vibe. It includes my usual chasing after some fairly brief color effects, but the mood is just so: "Ahhh ... summer."

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"Beside Restful Waters" easel
Oil - 24 x 36

Besides the tranquility of the scene, it seems all of the passersby are in a good mood too. the dogs are thrilled to be out, and their owners are either off of work, or retired and enjoying the cooler part of the day.