Thomas Anderson

"Above the Sky"
Oil, 24" x 36"
©2012 Thomas Anderson

Selcted for inclusion in the Society of Animal Artists' 52nd Art and the Animal Exhibition
Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum
Oradell, New Jersey
September-November 2012

The daily migration of California Gulls in the winter - toward the beach at night, inland during the day - gave me the opportunity to add another layer of meaning to a gorgeous sunset. The intense and ephemeral colors here were created by the moisture in the atmosphere on the heels of a departing storm as the light drained from the sky, and the gulls once again returned to the ocean’s edge for the night.

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