The rocks on the beach at Botany Bay are an intriguing compound rock consisting of striations of a black-slate like rock butting up against worn grey and white stone with undulating formations.
A pencil sketch of the rocks at Botany Bay on Vancouver Island. Another pencil sketch. Botany Bay is almost made up exclusively of this rock combo. A variation where the layered black rock has been broken up and reformed into pockets within the worn rocks can be found in Botanical Beach, the next beach over.The rocks that inspired my painting had the same disordered black slate-like rock.Painting of a Beach Rock of Broken Glass
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