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San Pedro Shipyard I, California Landscape Painting

San Pedro Shipyard I
San Pedro Shipyard I

Soaring high in the gray sky, the Vincent Thomas bridge looks impressive.  One of the longest suspension bridges in California, it connects San Pedro and the largely industrial Terminal Island, carrying significant truck traffic for the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

Seen from the San Pedro side, Terminal Island doesn't look so inviting as the nearby Catalina Island.  While Catalina, known for its pristine landscapes, is a popular vacation spot in Southern California, Terminal Island is... not.  Here all we see seems to be colossal cargo vessels, heavy equipment, and lots and lots of containers being loaded and unloaded.  To me, however, this is just as exciting as a painting subject.

San Pedro Shipyard, California I

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Media: Original watercolor on paper
Image Size: 8.25 x 11.5 inches (21 x 29 cm)

Frame/Mat: No

Purchase: Sold

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4 Responses to San Pedro Shipyard I, California Landscape Painting

Christian Couteau
via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com36 months ago

Hello Keiko

It's a big pleasure to see yours artworks as always!

from an ancient sailor (French Navy) and watercolorist!

Best regards!

Keiko Tanabe
via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com36 months ago

Bonjour Christian, thank you for your visit to my blog. Your kind comment is special to me, coming from someone with a deep affinity with ships. Bon week-end!

Christian Couteau
via ktanabefineart.com36 months ago

Thanks for your kind words ....Keiko ! May be to see you in France this year ( Aiguillon ? )
You kown my affinity with the ships and water ..... and my travels in Japan ( Tokyo, Kobe , Nara ) and also California ( Long Beach , Los Angeles, Palm Springs )

Bon W.E and good works in the world of watercolors!

Keiko Tanabe
via ktanabe.fineartstudioonline.com36 months ago

Merci encore, Christian, je serai à Sainte-Féréole et Rochemaure en juillet et probablement à Narbonne en octobre (pas à Aiguillon).  J'espere que nous pouvons nous rencontrer bientôt!

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