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"Anchor Line Twilight"
24" x 16" 
Oil on panel

I don't recall the exact street in Astoria, but I remember the light bouncing off the car windshields and thinking it was something I might have cropped out of this scene. But I loved how the reflected light mirrored the glow of the ships' light, which mirrored the twilight. 

For anyone outside of Astoria, this row of bulk containers is a common sight. These ships are actually waiting their turn at the Port of Portland some eighty miles up the Columbia and Wilammette Rivers. But this being such a broad channel, it serves as the staging area before ships make their final leg, single aisle. 

I just love the mood of them. 

Anchor Line Twilight, Limited Edition, Hand Finished Canvas Print

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