"Partners"22 X 33 inches Arches 300# Brilliant White Rough finish paper. Pencil, Burnt Sienna, Cadmium Red Deep, Alizarin Crimson, Rose Madder, Ultramarine Blue, Indigo, Azure blue, Gamboge, Hooker green deep, Sap Green. Sumi Brushes - Sm. Md. Lg .
Maxwell's longtime friends, Hawaiian Businessmen, their mutual love and admiration of the South Pacific nations drew Maxwell into becoming a fellow traveler. Maxwell, is inspired by the South Pacific late afternoon light, "... the not any twilight there, but something particularly ... else." He painted his friends after days of discussion, choosing a location near their home to indicate the lush, tangled environment of the tropics. Years of understanding and involvement in a day to day relationship with his companions went into this intimate look into a friendship.