Monterey Bay
 

Monterey Bay - the second try

 

Montery Bay - the first try


This is my impression of Monterey Bay.  

A quaint,  picturesque, sea side town on the Pacific Coast, south of San Franscisco. 

I have painted this painting twice, both in Oil Pastels.

I did the first one (below right) after my visit to Monterey in late 2005. I was more satisfied with the waters (esp in the foreground, right hand corner) in this one.  

But I like the second try (above right) more because of how I managed the proportions and the depth.

I painted the second in June 2006 as a gift for my sister-in-law.

 

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