As our little isle turns white from snow, it would be nice to once again visit the Isle of Capri.
It won’t be long until those at rest on the shore can make their way back to the sea.
Today’s acrylic is from a few years ago. It marries my interest in small watercraft, and the aesthetic of the Mason jar.
“32E28227” is still under a tarp as it waits for the ice to disappear from the harbour.
Today’s watercolour is from quite a few years ago. It’s another image of one of the smaller ferries that used to make their way between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
In the not too distant past (20 years ago… or is that the ancient past?) the only way to get to and from P.E.I. was by ferry-boat. I spent more than a few hours aboard those affectionately names “egg-crates” of the sea. Today’s watercolour shows some of the mechanical workings of one of those ferries.
Today’s image is a painting from quite a few years ago. The Melita was the ship that my mother and her family immigrated to Canada on. They made their way from Ireland to Canada in the early part of the 20th century.