Sketch-A-Day HAWAI’I 2015 — Sunset

South of Kona, in the Captain Cook area, we watched the sunset from our tiny lanai while eating a delicious grilled fish dinner. There were double reflections from the sun on the ocean, framed by a forest of tulip trees, yet the sun was still in the clouds up above. I’d never seen that before. Sunsets are truly amazing in Hawai’i.

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south_kona_sunset
(5″ x 3″  pen and watercolor pencil on moleskine® sketch paper)
Displayed artwork © 2015 Kim Reading. All rights reserved.

Another thing I’d never seen before arrived the next morning. Our B&B breakfast included a plate of these… 

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It’s a longan fruit—very round like a mac nut and smaller than a walnut. The skin is mottled and leathery brown. The inside is a juicy translucent fruit like a lychee—that’s what you eat. Not the purple seed in the middle, though.

(1″ x 1″  pen and watercolor pencil on moleskine® sketch paper)
Displayed artwork © 2015 Kim Reading. All rights reserved.

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