During my last week in Norwich, back in June, I took a spontaneous trip to the beach with some friends who were visiting to see my degree show.
As with all my beach trips I take a lot of photos with the intention of turning some of them into paintings.
This is one of those paintings.
I altered the image from the photo slightly, as I found I couldn't paint the girls face very well so I just painted her hair going across it. Sorted.
Also, in reality there was no dog, but my Dad thought it might be nice to add one in and create more of a story to the painting.
So off I went to Google to find a suitable dog.
I also added a red lead in the girls hand to fit with the story.
Now, according to one of my friends - the one who appears in this painting actually - just posting a new painting isn't enough content for one blog post.
So here are some more photos from the trip to give her more to look at.
As you can see it wasn't the nicest day for the beach, but that's what happens when it's spontaneous!
We went to Cromer by the way. Standard.
We searched for crabs.
And eventually found one.
Fun times were had by all.