As we’ve explored the Antarctic Peninsula, we’ve passed some beautiful tabular icebergs. These large pieces of ice are characterized by flat tops with steep sides and are created when pieces of the ice shelf break off.

Lemaire Channel, 5″ x 7″ field watercolor

I love studying their subtle colors in changing light. As I sketch, I imagine I’m sculpting their forms.

Tabular Berg I, 5″ x 7″ field watercolor
Tabular Berg II, 5″ x 7″ field watercolor

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