We've kayaked to and painted this location many times and each time the scene is different.
The division of light and shade is always interesting when on the water, it is a unique interplay of reflections and shapes. As the sky changes so does the water, the cloud cover and the time of day all influence the subject and present an ever changing play of light and shadow. And as we move from season to season the transformations become even more dramatic.
There is a beauty and complexity in the simple subject of earth, sky and water that will never cease to inspire me. There is nothing ordinary or boring in nature if you take the time to look deep into your subject.
“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.”― Henry David Thoreau
Jim Serrett, Autumn Sky Over Cedar Lake, oil on panel, 7 x 9 in.