For my journey in Costa Rica this year I brought paper I have never used. Smooth very fine 300#.  It’s a very tough paper to paint on. Extremely challenging. It’s very difficult to get something I can call “finished.” This piece,  “Beach Sand,” has about twenty layers of paint on it. There’s a lot of texture in it because of the layers. I think I can finally stop working on it because I’ve completely obliterated the smooth paper. It shows how powerful being comfortable is and how uncomfortable the challenge is to conquer.

Colors 

Reds, blues, yellows 

  Tuxedo birds

Striped dotted 

Birds birds birds

  Singing every morning

 

Big sky

  Big water

 

Many many blues

 

So many teals 

  Different teals

Never duplicated

Ultramarine

Cobalt

Shades al all

 

Fish, fish, fish

  Lime green

  Chartreuse 

  Phalo real

  Yellow

  Deep blue

 

  Purple 

  Metallics 

  Metallics 

 

The colors are

  Powerful

The colors are 

Yes.

 

 Life is 

wonderful 

I could easily get used to this life.

Color

Big water

Big sky

And

Color color ever.  

   Where.

.