• Day 300 "Fish Beach" 9 x 8 ink, marker, pencils

    2 days ago - By Jody Regan

    This year, there was a beautiful addition to the path to Fish Beach. This large Japanese fish windsock. Maybe it is there to highlight the fish market in the building by the beach. Maybe it is hanging there because it is beautiful, as is the rest of the island. I like the scale, liked it breaking the view of Manana, and flowing in the wind. I did a little research and these are commonly called "Koinobori" windsocks.
    This drawing shows a pedestrian approaching the beach and the windsock. i like the pedestrian for scale, and the peak of Manana through the second floor door.
    This is my three...
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  • Day 301 "The Harbor" 8 x 5 ink & pencils

    Day 301 "The Harbor" 8 x 5 ink & pencils

    2 days ago - By Jody Regan

    I love Monhegan Island's harbor. Manana sparkles beyond it, providing an exciting backdrop. With a fifteen minute walk, you can be standing in the water at Fish Beach, technically "in the harbor" or 110 feet above the harbor looking down on the harbor. It is ever present from the west side of the island and has various personalities. The fog can lie in the harbor while the surrounding ocean is clear. The water can sparkle like tropical aqua, or charge through as an angry gray blue. It is gorgeous and alive. On this day, I stood with my feet in the bracing water, looking across at Manana...
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