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Friday, February 1, 2013

"Stormy Okanagan Lake" - Encaustic painting #2

"Stormy Okanagan Lake"
12" x 16" Encaustic painting on board
click on painting to see a larger view

This is the second painting I did in the FCA Encaustic workshop with Ken Bourassa. I grew up in Kelowna B.C. and boating was a family pastime. The Okanagan Lake can become stormy very quickly and the waves get very large which made for a lot of fun playing in the water, but down right scary in the boat. We would try to get near the shore quickly as the waves would come over the front of the boat and up the windshield. The hills are very dry in the summer and I always loved the "dry & wet" contrast of that beautiful area.

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