Art Notes

Morro Rock has been something of a touchstone in my life. My dad loved its massive grandeur, and never failed to point out this rugged sentinel of the sea when we drove California’s scenic Highway 1 together.

On a recent visit, I was enchanted by the rainbow reflections of sunset in the ocean and by the enchanting, ever watchful pelicans. To celebrate my family’s fond attachment to this picturesque harbor, I named one of the trawlers Billy Boy, honoring my father, Bill Kinkade. You’ll also spot a Nan and a Merritt among the resting fleet and seven hidden Ns in tribute to my wife and the joy we’ve shared in this favorite hideaway.

Morro Bay at Sunset
Title: Morro Bay at Sunset
Painted: 2004
Published: 2004
Style: Luminism
Classification: Thomas Kinkade Original
Subject Location: Morro Bay, California
Limited Edition: Available

Genre: Memories, Seascapes, Summer Traditions

Tags: Boat, California, Harbor, Landmark, Marina, Memories, Morro Bay, Morro Rock, Ocean, Seascapes, USA

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