This is a painting I did of a scene in Ruckle Park on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. My husband and I camped in the park and watched the sun rise over the ocean.
Good Morning, 24″x 30″ acrylic on canvas, copyright © 2007 Kathryn Beals
I like to add a tent to many of my scenes, not just because I love to camp but because I think it gives the viewer more of a personal connection to a landscape. This time though, I decided to make the tent less central and keep the focus on the sunrise. Here are some closeups: