Sea Pines is a large resort and residential plantation at the south end of the island. Charles Fraser, a real estate developer, transformed HHI with the creation of Sea Pines, turning the sparsely populated barrier island into a world class destination resort.
There are bike trails galore to explore. We parked at the Sea Pines Club and then cycled a trail that winds through Heron Point Golf Course and made our way to the Forest Preserve.
One of our favorite places in the preserve is Lake Mary. An Anhinga was perched on a dead limb very near the shore where we stopped. It was busy preening and made a perfect model for quick sketching. I started with a Pentel Brush Pen and finished up with a Micron.
We headed for Harbour Town, the home of the PGA's Heritage Golf Tournament that's held in April. This area of Sea Pines is always full of life. Luckily, this time of year, it wasn't at all congested. We were able to ride our bikes right up under the huge oaks near the harbor.
One tree's limb was almost touching the ground and it really caught my eye. I thought it was part of the Liberty Oak but not.... I will have to amend this page somehow....
Rob's surprise: a photograph of me in the midst of painting this page :)