This year I am delighted to donate the miniature painting “West Coast Rhapsody” (2.5 x 6 inches), to the annual MERS online auction (Marine Education & Research Society), in support of the tremendous work that they do. A big thank you to Jackie Hildering for sharing her beautiful photo with me as reference material for this painting!
If you would like to purchase this framed miniature painting, please follow this link to the MERS website to learn more about the online auction held Friday, April 22nd at 5pm until Sunday, May 1st at 7pm, PDT.
This is female Humpback Whale “Jigger” (BCX1188). Reference photo by Jackie Hildering aka @TheMarineDetective in her work as a researcher for @mersociety.
Below is a series of progressive images of the painting from start to finish. “West Coast Rhapsody” (2.5 x 6 inches), acrylic on paper board: