Friday the 13th and it's the tail end of summer. The tourists have gone home but the warm water has brought with it lots of nasty jelly fish. Labs don't care about water temperature or jelly fish though, they just love to swim! I was happy with the direction of this painting but would have liked to have spent a little more time with it, time the challenge doesn't allow for. This is a definite do-over in a larger size with a little more contrast and perhaps positioned to show more of the underside of the dog.
This past summer I was fortunate to attend a workshop with Colley Whisson at the Landgrove Inn in Landgrove, VT. Colley is an Australian artist