New motif, started as a sketch of a couple in aquarelle. The oil painting is of a man, bending down to catch the woman floating in the sea. If he doesn’t hold on to her she will go with the stream into the horizon. He catches her head and kisses her, breath into her mouth. The sunset is in its last hour, the sky is blue and soon the apricot-colored skies are gone.
Her body is half under the water and only some parts as her arms and belly is above the water. Since I’m painting from model it’s important to check with reality. So the woman goes into the water, 15 Celsius degrees