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Sketched in Green Turtle Cay, The Bahamas. Chicken in brush by roadside, and sketch from memory after snorkeling in Coco Bay.
Rainy creek in Santa Rosa, and detail of a tree outside Bonnie’s window.
I visited Green Turtle Cay, a small island in the Bahamas, in late January. Gorgeous water. This is a sketch of the small town of New Plymouth. Some comparisons to the actual scene (photo below) – I added a small boat tied up, to emphasis the feeling of the sea wall. I simplified the cars that park along the edge & added two pedestrians. The point, to me, is to have fun with design and express the feeling of the place.
This sign in Guerneville caught my eye. I found it amusing, like a recipe for what to do in this river town. Take one beach, add liquor store, and proceed! Baste with oil, then simmer under gentle heat. Rotate, brown all sides evenly. Enjoy!