San Marcos River, 6/16/11

By: Robert McArthur

Jun 17 2011

Category: Watercolor

4 Comments

Aperture:f/2.8
Focal Length:6.2mm
ISO:250
Shutter:1/30 sec
Camera:Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS

The elephant ears that grow along the bank of the San Marcos River create a very tropical feel.  The reflections in the shadowed water add to it the sense that one is in  Monet’s Garden at Givenchy.  This 22X30 full sheet painting took 2 sessions at the river for me to preserve the subtle morning light.

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4 comments on “San Marcos River, 6/16/11”

  1. Really nice work, Robert. Great colors in the water with the wet on wet foreground.

  2. Very lovely! Thanks, Robert.
    Kathy B

  3. This is so beautiful Robert. Loved the details in the elephant ears and the water is wonderful.

  4. Hi, Robert. I saw this (is it the same one?) at Jean’s last night and really loved it. You are so talented!


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