After painting the little broken dam, I merely turned
my easel and chair and this scene appeared. Light was still
good and I was loosened up from the first painting so
away I went. As I was painting I heard some shouting
in the direction of the old dam. I took a quick look and
two folks in a canoe were attempting to go over the dam
while it was flooded and moving fast. Needless to say
the paddles went one way, the canoe went the other and
they ended up going over the dam without the aid of
there canoe. Fortunately they were wearing life jackets.
This plein air painting took about 45 minutes and was done on
Arches #140 Cold Press watercolor paper. Size is about 10" x 15".