Atwood’s Artful Artifacts: Harbors
Atwood’s Artful Assembled Artifacts #2 : Harbor Views!
New England harbors are quaint and beautiful. My father loved to visit them to take photos of fishing boats that he would later make into watercolor paintings. When I was younger, I obviously tagged along. Little did I know how much those trips would influence me later!
Now the Assembled Artifacts:
A couple years ago I was painting different designs for the cover of my book. This one was a possibility. I thought of the story and imagined this scene…or did I?
Just recently I began to have my Dad’s slides he took in the 1970s and earlier, converted to digital files. I spotted this photo and thought, hey, that looks familiar! Well looky there! My new painting has many elements of this scene my Dad photographed. A scene I only saw once as a kid! Kinda spooky!
May we never forget interesting images! You never know when you might need to conjure them up!