Black Turnstone #3

watercolor painting on paper
Ready to Frame
Signed on Front and Back
2019
One-of-a-kind
 x 0" d 16" h  x 20" w
0 oz.
$425
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About this artwork

Black turnstones are small hyperactive solitary shorebirds that, on Leadbetter Beach in Santa Barbara where they can be found in abundance in early winter, race around with the sanderlings exploring and turning over washed-up seaweed in search of food. They generally stay well above the surf line, preferring, it seems, to stay relatively dry. I painted this one in a characteristic mad dash for no reason I could discern.Painted on deckled edge paper so the piece can either be floated or matted behind glass.

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