Everyone who I know that paints keeps a library of photos and I am no different.
Sometimes when there is no one thing calling out to be painted, I go through the photo gallery and see what I would like to paint.
There was a picture of some people on a beach, rocks either side and a lighthouse to the left in the distance.
This is where being an artist is good, because unlike photos you can rearrange things to suit yourself.
So this time, I got rid of the beach, the people and one set of rocks and moved the lighthouse to the right. Less can be more.
For even more effect, I changed it from day into night. Our recent storms are obviously still on my mind.
So here is the work in progress: