Old Forest Beach Boathouse

Old Forest Beach Boathouse

Old Forest Beach Boathouse 9x12 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/old-forest-beach-boathouse" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] I'd like to think at one time that this boathouse and little sidekick saw alot of action on Nantucket Sound. I've never seen anyone storing anything in it and it seems to be boarded up these days but it always glows in the sun. Right across from Monomoy on Nantucket Sound, this is great place to paint when the sky is clear and it was this day. This was later on in the fall…Read more …
Wixon’s Landing

Wixon’s Landing

Wixon's Landing 12x16 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/wixons-landing/" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] I happened to stumble upon this old fish house later on this fall driving around Harwich looking to paint. I've never seen this structure and was excited to read about all the history around it. You think you have seen it all (especially in the town you live in) but there are always some surprises around. There were also some poles stored there for weir fishing, which is one of the oldest forms of commercial fishing…Read more …
Chatham Summer Cottage

Chatham Summer Cottage

Chatham Summer Cottage 9x12 oil on canvas ©2013 Chris Gillis Cape Cod, MA [button url="http://chrisgillispaintings.com/product/chatham-summer-cottage/" target="_blank" label="Buy Now"] This is another one from the Pleasant Bay area in Chatham. I had actually been working on another painting and really struggling to get it down on the canvas when I turned around to see this old summer cottage lit up with glowing light. I stopped the other painting, ran back to my car and pulled another canvas. This one is also right in front of the new break in the outer beach - the…Read more …