Tea and Oranges
Tea and OrangesOriginal Size: 20" x 16"
Artwork Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted: 2017
Region: Northern California
6th day on the road, 18th painting completed, 3rd on this day
I had this place pinpointed on my map for months. Not for it’s beauty, though it doesn’t lack in that area, but because it’s a place that means a lot to a friend that commissioned me to paint it on my next trip through. This is located in a long stretch of heavily regulated private development. Not knowing where the nearest public access was for this beach, or if it even had one, I figured I’d just pull up to the private road that led down to it and accept the risk involved.
I scoped the place on foot after leaving my van in the clearly not-for-public car park. When I returned to get my gear a few minutes later my plan was to leave an apologetic note on my windshield explaining what I was up to and hope …
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SKU: N/A Categories: 2017, Access Logistics, Acrylic on Canvas, Anthropological Hazards, Artwork, Artwork Timeline, Botanical Hazards, Citation Issued for Trespassing, Free Range Road Trips, Harassed by Authorities or Told to Leave, Hiking, Landscapes, Less than 1 Mile, Logistics, Medium, Mendocino/Sonoma 2017, Method, Miles Hiked, Northern California, Painted in Full Sun with no Shade, Painted Without Permission, Parking, Plein Air, Posted: No Trespassing, Private Property, Questionable or Illegal Parking Required, Run ins with the Authorities, Some Poison Oak Observed, Sonoma, Subject, Temperature, The California Coast, Uncomfortably Warm, Weather Tags: COMMISSIONED WORK, DRIFTWOOD, DRY GRASS, EVERGREENS, GATED COMMUNITY, POCKET BEACHES, SCALLOPED BEACHES, SEA STACKS, SHAPE: HORIZONTAL, STEPS AND STAIRWAYS, SUN GLARE, UMBELLIFERS