I've been wanting to paint this for almost 4 years. Other paintings would take precedence or I'd forget about it for a while.
It was the last ferry of the day from Wood's Hole to Martha's Vineyard. The sun had set and the sky was aglow. The normally staid black and white ferry became awash in pinks and purples with peach reflections dancing in the windows.
Below is my first stage, the raw sienna/ burnt sienna turpentine wash value study.