On the way back to shore huge clouds amassed in the western sky and the horizon seemed weirdly close, like the set in the movie Truman.
As the boat eased around this rocky outcrop we all got a better look
This Island reminded me of Arnold Bocklin’s series Isle of the Dead. I made several works of this place from different angles at different times of the day. This is the Golden Time at the end of the day.
A small studio painting showing the lifting fog on an island as the day warmed up.
Another plein air made on an island off the Queensland Coast. Made in fog and drizzle I really liked the marks left by the rain so I made no attempt to disguise them. I called this Sleeping Sow Rock
As I was making this plein air work at Cape Hillsborough the sea mist from behind the farm came in and gradually engulfed the Pinnacle.
An old volcanic core that remains at the back of a farm at Cape Hillsborough Qld painted plein air with Chinese landscape art in mind.
A small plein air work with light rain special effects. I was very happy with the rain’s contribution.
A plein air painting from under a shady tree with coconuts around me at Seaforth Beach Queensland
A plein air painting with rain and mist