Friday, January 21, 2011

Sunset on the Beach

Today's painting was inspired by late summer evenings on the Pacific Coast. As the sun sets, the wet sand takes on a sparkle of the glowing sky. Sea birds pick their way along the shore and all is well. I just wish that's where we were. The winter weather is getting old and I'm ready for a vacation. The painting is 5x7 inches on a canvas panel and has been SOLD. Check out my gallery for additional paintings currently for sale.

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Carol Blackburn said...

Hi Nancy, I happened upon your blog and must say I've enjoyed looking at your artwork. This one is unique and I like it very much.

Nancy Merkle said...

Thanks, Carol. It is so nice to hear your kind words--glad you like my paintings. Please visit often.

Atul Pande said...

Nancy: I love the simplicity of the composition and use of a limited palette. Really strong image that any beach-goer will recall.

Nancy Merkle said...

Thanks, Atul!