No, I haven't been painting -- "Fresh Paint" is the name of an annual art festival in nearby Everett, which I went to on Saturday. The arts and crafts booths are strung all along the docks at the marina, making for a fun-filled stroll with fabulous views.
You could see Harbor Seals swimming about now and then, though of course, never long enough to get a photo. The skies stayed mostly gray and it sprinkled a few times, but overall was quite pleasant.
A glass-blowing demonstration was a highlight:
I'd estimate the art booths were nearly half jewelry, which I don't wear, so have zero interest in, and the rest were a nice mix of painting, prints, photographs, ceramics, and garden decor. The one I found most fascinating was this one:
Not a single piece you see here was created using paint. The artist uses torn tissue paper to make these incredible pictures. It is a Japanese art form. Absolutely amazing work.
I wish my camera could convey how, when you got up close, you could see those thin white feathers were carefully placed strands of paper. Wonderful work!