The Arctic Circle Expedition – Part 3

Daunted by the experience itself and the 900 snapshots I took on the Expedition, I’ve clearly taken several months off from blogging more about my trip. Today I finally finished going through all of my snapshots, pulling out the better ones for publishing here on my blog and posting on my website.

The good news is that in the meantime, I completed the last larger commissions for my Kickstarter backers in late February, so everyone now has their arctic abstracts – over 80 that I painted – all inspired by my time in the ice and cold of the arctic circle.

Preparing for the Expedition, I had thought I’d be able to possibly paint on a table set up on the outside deck of the ship. But after two failed attempts to paint in the cold, snow and wind, I set up a makeshift studio on my bunkbed in my shared cabin.  Tight quarters for sure, but I made it work and at least was out of the extreme elements!

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Tight painting quarters on the bunkbed in my shared cabin.
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Yes, for this hot-blooded guy, I did actually feel cold for most of the trip!
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Our first glacier hike.
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The glacier at Esmarkbreen.

One thought on “The Arctic Circle Expedition – Part 3

  1. Grateful Celiac April 9, 2019 / 11:45 am

    👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

    On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 12:32 PM David Castle Art wrote:

    > davidcastleart posted: “Daunted by the experience itself and the 900 > snapshots I took on the Expedition, I’ve clearly taken several months off > from blogging more about my trip. Today I finally finished going through > all of my snapshots, pulling out the better ones for publishing” >

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