Don’t you love it when the starry night is reflected in the water. The lagoon is quiet and still, and in amongst some bioluminescence and scattered algae, the stars twinkle their promise. The resulting hush is full of potential, calmly awaiting the spark of day.
I painted this outside in plein air on a picturesque peninsula on Long Lake in Maine. I wanted to capture the majesty of the four trees backed by the golden light. While working on this piece, a young bald eagle landed in these trees and watched me for a long while I painted.