It’s Thanksgiving to-day.
I have long been fascinated by the Pilgrims and their extraordinary story.
Here’s a picture that I happen to be working on at the moment. I've just started adding the first colour washes.
It shows the moment when a landing party of Pilgrims first set foot on American soil at Cape Cod. They fell to their knees to give thanks to God for bringing them safely across a vast and furious ocean. In fact their worst trials lay ahead of them.
Happy Thanksgiving to all my American friends!