Tag Archives: Hawaii

Seaside Sisters

Two women came out of the water and stood at the edge of the Pacific Ocean, in a perfect spot for me to sketch them quickly. They were chatting away and enjoying each other’s company. I don’t know if they … Continue reading

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“Look, Snorkelers!”

This morning the tide was low, and the shore was full of people snorkeling on their own or with private companies. I loved the bright colors of one of the groups and quickly sketched the scene showing the support rafts … Continue reading

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A Beach Afternoon

I wanted to capture it all- the light glinting on the waves, the sunbathers, the kids playing, and the beauty of the day’s ending.

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Haycraft Beach

This morning I went to the nearby Haycraft Beach on Maui for a last morning of painting. It is a little county park with friendly waves, and I settled into a place in the shade while I marveled at the … Continue reading

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Two Kids at the Sea

Two boys, along with their parents and grandparents, are staying in a condo at the same Maui complex as we are. The kids move pretty quickly from beach to sand to pool, and I admire their zest. I have been … Continue reading

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Heralding a Great Swimming Day

This is a view of the sun rising over the Haleakala Volcano in Maui. The volcano is still in shadow, but the sun is bouncing light onto the mountainside. Where the sun hits the water directly, there is a blinding … Continue reading

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Three Morning Sketches

I came early to the Maui beach this morning, along with my small 9 x 9 inch sketchbook. This is a great size for the windy beach and quick sketches. Here are three scenes that caught my eye.

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