After a long time when after
one unsuccessful attempt, I have been lacking the confidence to figure out how
to post imagery on the site, I am at last giving it a go.
The image is a painting that
I recently completed, entitled "Two Michigans". The title springs from this
view of a couple of feet of shoreline where Lake Michigan laps up on the sand
of Michigan's Upper Peninsula.
image was executed in watercolor and gouache on a full sheet (23.5" x 30") of
d'Arches 140# cold pressed watercolor paper.
I am a lifelong resident of the Chicago suburbs, with a several year hiatus to serve in the Navy when my Vietnam era draft notice turned up. I had been told that guys with last names like mine were among the preferred cannon fodder in the Army, so (more...