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Sunset . 16x20 . 2004

Sunday, August 06, 2006



This is one of my earliest pieces, but I'm still happy with it. I'd like to revisit it. It's an interpretation of the sunset Colin and I saw the day after he proposed in Cambria, California. After a crystal clear, beautiful day, the skies over the sea became stormy, and the waves were very choppy. The sunset kept peeking through the clouds, turning them a soft, translucent orange. Perhaps because of this, the ocean looked teal, rather than gray. We couldn't even leave the car because of the wind. It was the most unusual display of sunset colors I've ever seen.

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