"The Old Sailor"
14x11 inches, oil on canvas
A work-in-progress above, and a glimpse of my subject below:
Today at the Oregon coast started out foggy and stayed that way. Luckily, I have connections - namely, Patti - knower of all things coast-painty. She suggested I try heading inland along the Yaquina Bay Road, and just as I happened upon a promising spot, who should pull up in her paint-mobile? Patti herself! And then she loaned me an umbrella!
...And she laughed heartily five minutes later while snapping this picture: