We are in Jamaica, where “Hurricane Sandy” spun winds over 100 mph, resulting in the high seas that took-out whole sections of coastal beaches, docks and breakwaters, like this one, near Ocho Rios, on the north side of the island.
Fixing Sandy II
These workers labored for nearly 2 weeks, just re-arranging piles of large stones, to begin the new concrete forms that will become foundation for the next break water. I say “next” as everything has a half-life, wherever broad reaches of water meet land in the Caribbean.
Fixing Sandy I
Still, the beauty of the light and very colorful reflected images, set-in-motion by the workers, who still say “Yeah Mon” to all within earshot, have provided me with a good supply of subject matter for some serious studio work this winter. These are 2 studies done on-site, that will become a part of that new work.