The oil spill continues to fill my local newspaper with photos and graphics. An image of rusty orange oil floating on top of Gulf of Mexico water caught my attention. I chose a yellow-green background canvas I had painted already. The colors reminded me of the BP logo colors. First I added orange dots, for the areas of the spill, and then filled with blues and purples, for water. The painting is quite bright.
acrylic on canvas, 6" x 6"