It was completed during a summer class at Radius Studio in Portland Oregon.
My teacher was artist Jolyn Fry. I was lucky to get her all to myself.
The painting was done in person behind the beat up studio and is a view out of the sunken
I struggled through this painting for four or five sessions, painting in wind and a little rain. The time of day was late afternoon.
I eventually said adios to my instructor and took the thing home and finished it in my basement studio.
I built a frame (it took three tries) and hung the son of a bitch on the wall.