Then I read a post by Elizabeth Barton on conveying visually, how you feel and I was amazed at how different our interpretations of 'Fresh' were. For some reason the differences validated my ideas and I began to doodle both physically and mentally. Fresh for me relates to calm and peace, I could hear waves gently lapping ........ then I remembered my daughter being delighted by the action of the tide making 'her' beach fresh for her to play on each day whilst on holiday.
I feel like a bit of a fraud posting something so simple in it's construction - painted fabric with simple machine quilting. I had intended to machine quilt foam along the 'wave crests' then heavily embellish the 'sea' but neither of these things happened. I had reached a point of calm and peace: