“This past Father’s Day, I took off to explore Point Reyes Seashore National Park,” says Barbara Tapp. “Taking a road to the left, I drove across treeless windswept hills, past dairy farms, to the northern most tip of land overlooking Tomales Bay. There lay the old white clapboard 1850’s Pierce Ranch house and buildings set amongst a grove of Cypress trees. Once the main producer of butter for the city of San Francisco, the operation was sold and converted to producing cream in the early 1900s. The buildings reminded me of Andrew Wyeth country, and I couldn’t wait to get busy painting.”
Broken Fences by Barbara Tapp won Best Plein Air Watercolor in the June 2022 PleinAir Salon.