Tag Archives: Seascape

Seeking Solitude – a graphite drawing


“I step onto the path and as my feet sink into the first grains of sand I can feel the salty sea breeze hit my face, the smell of the sea water and screeching call of the gulls – it’s … Continue reading

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Air Dancing Gulls, graphite drawing


When we lived in Maine there were probably more “atmospheric” days than not – with gray skies and heavy fog out at sea.  This scene reminded me of those times, the air cold with a moist dense fog and seagulls … Continue reading

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Timeless, acrylic painting


This painting was a good lesson learned in so many aspects.  The most basic premise to art is making sure your composition works, so if you could have only seen what this painting started out as (bland sky, cliffs winding … Continue reading

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Ocean Studies: #5 and #6 acrylic paintings


I’m working to further develop technical fundamentals of painting seascapes that has lead me to read a book written about the process that  seascape American painter, Roger W. Curtis (now deceased) used to create his incredible paintings.  95% of the … Continue reading

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Surging, acrylic painting


There is something so humbling about working with a new medium, it lets you know right where you stand!  For me at the beginning of the learning process ~ especially when painting a wave rushing toward the shoreline after a … Continue reading

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Private Beach Path, oil pastel


Today it’s time to go to the beach and in this case, it’s private and you’re my guest .  .  . Private Beach Path, an oil pastel (9×12) was painted on cream tinted Mi-Teintes Pastel paper with mostly Senneliers, Mungyo-Gallery … Continue reading

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Morning Silence, oil pastel


Sometimes we all need an escape perhaps to a beach for an early morning walk when all is quiet except the sound of water lapping at the shoreline ~ Morning Silence, an oil pastel (12×9, on an artist canvas board) … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Drawing: Grand Slam – final


Grand Slam has been a really enjoyable project to work on these past five weeks – it was a first for me to combine charcoal and graphite in a seascape and was surprised to find how easy the process was.  … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Drawing – Majesty of Grace, final


Majesty of Grace finally comes to an end today – what a trip and one worth taking. Majesty of Grace, 6×9, drawing was done on Strathmore Bristol Vellum paper (smooth side) using graphite pencil (4H, 2H, HB and 2B).  All … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Drawing – Strands of Silk, final


Here she is, my final second seascape in graphite and again I’m amazed at how rich a seascape can be developed with this medium. Strands of Silk (6×9) was drawn on Strathmore Bristol Vellum using graphite pencils 4H, 2H, HB, … Continue reading

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