Did you know there are hundreds of islands all over the planet? Did you also know that there are hundreds of caves under these hundreds of islands? National Geographic recently did a spread about the beautiful caverns beneath the Bahamas. I loved the translucent shades of turquoise and aqua the divers’ lights cast. The contrast with the blackness of the foreground of the caves was quite striking. How did I grapple with my awe? I painted.