Sun Going Tide Goneat Little Island off Cobscook Bay State Park in Dennysville, Maine
painted plein air on June 25, 2017
20" x 14.125" (w x h), Daniel Smith, Schmincke Horadam, and
Winsor & Newton watercolors, selected for light fastness and most
permanence, and Uniball waterproof fade proof ink on 140 lb. Fabriano
Artistico cold press fine grain 100% cotton extra white watercolor paper
$480 USD including frame and shipping, $400 unframed
Tide out, nice light, sun's going, paint fast.
Sun gone, done, phew.
Cobscook is the Maliseet-Passamaquoddy tribal word for boiling tides, which accurately describes the Downeast Maine setting where the tidal range averages 24 feet and can reach 28 feet, compared to the 9-foot average tide along Maine's southernmost coast.