Original oil painting by Bobbi Heath, a Massachusetts fine artist.
"There are some things that are hard to paint from life, and this is an example. Even if I was able to set up my painting gear in a boat running parallel to these guys, they’d surely tack and head off in another direction before I finished the painting. So this one was painted from a photo. And more important, it was painted upside down. Turning a photo upside down is a time-honored approach artists use to paint shapes rather than “things”. And it works." Bobbi Heath
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This painting is framed in a gold plein air frame and measures 10" x 8"
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