Aug 10, 2013

Shark Bay in Winter



Today I drove to the eastern suburbs, to visit this beautiful beach and do some watercolour paintings of the aqua green water. It was sunny and warm, very pleasant considering it is mid-winter!
When I arrived the beach was empty, but soon was filled with families and children, some swimming, some playing in the sand. Definitely no sign of sharks.. but that said, there is a big shark net protecting the swimming area.
This view is looking south, where sandstone rocks have eroded and fallen into the water.

Landscape, water colour, water colour on paper 32cm x 24cm
For Sale AD$65pp

"La Perouse is not here."

Third painting in my Tasmania Landscape series. It's based on the history of the Recherche Bay area, where a French Expedition  ...