|Reference photo of the sail boat|
Last Thursday, an artist friend of mine and I went to Annapolis, MD for a day of sketching. The weather could not have been better--sunny, low humidity, and in the mid-70's! We visited several sites for my friend's future workshop, had a nice lunch, and did a sketch or two at a park. At the end of the day, we visited Thomas Point Park, from which one can get a nice view of the Bay Bridge.
On the way to the car, we saw a sail boat returning for the day. I was dying to paint a scene like this, but the background of the reference photo lacked poetry. So I superimposed the image on another picture of the same place, Fishing Creek, just a few minutes' walk from the first location. I changed the time of the day to a sunset too. How do you like my artistic license?