Sandcastles in the Rain

This is my latest artwork. 1.5m x 1.2m in size.  I have completed 6 paintings since the beginning of the year. This one was probably my most enjoyable and fun. I love painting from my inside, painting from memories and emotion. This one takes me back to my childhood, building sandcastles with my bucket and spade, digging and playing in the sand with my siblings. And then watching the forms melt and distort as the rain comes down... This painting reminds me to keep that element of play in my life. To spend more time with my kids in the dirt and the sand, playing...