All I Need is a Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By

From the "Sea Fever"  poem by John Masefield…not to be ignored, also from one of my favorite movies (which I have introduced my children to – classic cinema) Willy Wonka.   So back to the painting, I really dove into the sky, partially blended one of the sails in with the sky and piece by piece, or stroke by stroke as it were, I layered in the water and reflections. Lastly I took a chance on a composition that divides the canvas nearly in half.  This is a 36 x 24 oil on canvas, please let me know any C + C!

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About Christina Evans


I was born in New Jersey, my family moved to California when I was young and now I am living the country life in Spotsylvania, Virginia with my own family.  I paint in an impressionistic style and the subject of my work is always light and the mood associated with it.  I use photographs, sketches and memory to capture the light and shadows and the essence of a particular place.   With a supportive husband and two children who love to paint along with me, I have the wonderful opportunity to pursue what I love to do.  I appreciate all feedback on this site,  I think that is the best way to keep learning and improving.

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