“Spectacular Towd Point ” Oil on canvas 24″ x 36″ by Casey Chalem Anderson
It feels so good to be back painting in my studio where it’s cool and contained I can paint at a sustained pace. When I saw this sunset I was stunned. My spirit soared, and I experienced a sense of peace. When the sky is the water and the water the sky, you can turn the painting upside down and not be sure which way is up. I love when that happens, it is otherworldly.
I’m still working on this, it’s not complete. In fact, if you look closely, a couple of areas are untouched by the brush. I know what I must do next, but I wanted to share it. I posted a time-lapse video of me painting this on Instagram click here: IMG_6729 and check it out if you haven’t seen it yet- it’s quick and funny. (it will download, then you can play it)
While I’ve painted Towd Point many times over the years I’m embarking on a project I’m calling, “36 Views of Towd Point”. It’s an homage to Hokusai, the famous Japanese woodblock printmaker who created “36 Views of Mount Fuji”. I’m sure you are familiar with one of them, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. If you look closely you will see Mt Fuji in the distance. Towd Point may be my Mt Fuji.
All my best, Casey
P.S. Let me know if you want to stop by and visit the studio.
*I also have paintings to see in the design shop at Seagreen Designs, 68 Job’s Lane, Southampton, NY (An inspiring place to experience elegant yet relaxed coastal design-check it out if you are in Southampton Village) https://www.seagreendesignsllc.com/