Now for my David Hockney moment. I was attracted by the shape of pool diving board and steps and the turquoise water for this painting. I find I like experimenting with placing the image almost in the center (which you are not meant to do). Then trying to make the composition work by the placement of the other elements. By selecting a foreground with red geraniums I was also able to get some colour contrast and links from the foreground to the rear wall and background red blobs (roses).
trying to paint on top of a cliff in november