The tides sweeps the dinghy out to the end of its painter, where it makes gentle looping motions in the current. First one way, then the other. Waiting for an adventure.
Rolling swells break on a small island where gray seals raise their family; this had to be a painting.
Green Island, original painting by Alison C. Dibble, oil on panel, 5 x 7 inches
Fine art painting. I imagine the beautiful Ice Sheet in summer, when big chunks of ice plunge off the face of the glacier and drift off with the currents.
The moon shines on a wall of ancient blue ice, floating chunks, and icebergs in Greenland in this imagined scene.
The part of the iceberg beneath the water is usually larger than the part seen above. For this iceberg, extensive melting has led to this dripping remnant.
Fine art painting. The tides in Lubec are especially big, with a vast mud flat at the channel. I went out in the foggy dawn to paint the lighthouse.
The marsh grasses are capturing the sun’s energy while the tanbark schooner sails lightly by.
A lively sailboat makes its way past a granite-rimmed island in Maine as the tide is coming.
Countless storm waves have thundered on the rocky point below, but today in a summer dawn, all is peaceful at the lighthouse.
Year after year, despite raging storms, the lighthouse does its job. No matter the conditions, the lighthouse can be counted upon.
Recreational boaters share a secret, that life is better on the water — at least when the weather is mild and cooperating. In this painting, conditions are good!