© 2013 Hannah Phelps
I am not the first person to paint the Wreck of the DT Sheridan on Monhegan Island. Rockwell Kent created a pretty famous painting of it. And, of course, Jamie Wyeth painted it a time or two. Really, nearly every artist who hikes to Lobster Cove is tempted by the red, rusted hull in the midst of the natural greens and blues of the landscape.
Sometimes, it is good to blaze your own trail and do completely new things no one else has even considered. But it is also okay to take that more traveled path and leave your unique footprints on it.