I was hoping to go further up the coast but the midday high tide and a deeply eroded beach combined with solid swell prevented me from going much further than this little beach hut. Not that I didn’t try, it got pretty dicey around that corner. Timed my way around a few bends between sets but progress was slow and up the coast lines of whitewater were smashing all the way to the cliff face that I had hoped to reach. Stood and watched for a good long time, pondered a few potential outcomes, and finally retreated back to this little fort and made the most of it. Wish I had the family with me, the kids would have fixed this place up nice.
Artwork Title: "Fixer Upper"
Original Size: 20" x 16"
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted: 2016
Additional Artwork Information:
Method: Plein Air
Date Painted: 11/17/2016
Region: The California Coast > Northern California > Humboldt
Miles Hiked: 2-4 Miles
Hiking Terrain: Trudging Through Soft Sand
Geological Hazards: Surging Waves/ Wet Boots
Weather Logistics: Painted in Full Sun with no Shade
Tags: BEACH SHACKS, BUILDINGS, DRIFTWOOD, DRIFTWOOD SHACKS, FROM THE BEACH, SANDY BEACHES