Setting Sun

I was listening to a conversation between two psychiatrists, and they were talking about memory. With short term memory you can pretty much remember details, but with long-term memory you may remember the incident but as much as you think you can recall the details they just seem to disappear. On a vacation I remember the sun slipping into the ocean at dusk. I can try to remember the brilliant colors and emotionally sense how I felt but when I sat down at the easel to paint I suddenly realized I couldn’t visualize all fine points. I recalled the incident but not the specifics. In my computer are hundreds of photos. I found the photo of the ‘setting sun’ and used it as a reference guide. The resulting painting is the Setting Sun. 

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