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
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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