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"Portland Headlight"
Painted: Friday ~ May 19, 2017

    I went to bed last night thinking about this lighthouse.  I just couldn't get it out of my mind.  Finally, about 2:30 in the morning I went down to the studio and began to paint. It looks like a very simple painting but doing the fog rolling in, the lighthouse itself and all those rocks took me longer that I anticipated.  On cheap 8 x 10 canvas they claim is properly triple primed it's not so easy to get the paint to flow with the small detail and coupled with my shaking, all in all I was pleased when I finished.
    This is not exactly the way it looks as I chose to do a different kind of rocks, and add the pool at the bottom of the picture.
    Often on a hot summer day in Portland, Maine you could experience fog rolling in like this. I enjoyed painting this and hope you like it.  Painted for all my wonderful friends in Maine. "The way life should be!" 

                                                                  God bless you!
                                                                        ~Chris
 
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