Turquoise Beach Wave II
DescriptionTurquoise Beach Wave II original seascape oil painting on canvas. Framed Width 125.5 cm x Height 64.5 cm or 49 x 25.5 inches. Signed. Framed in a white washed wooden frame finished with wax. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. Free UK Shipping.
Turquoise Beach Wave II is inspired by the coastline of South Devon and Cornwall. It shows a large wave breaking, lit by the sun turning the water several shades of turquoise. The time of day is key here. It is midday the waves are by the strong sunlight. The highlights in the painting are mixture of pale blue with deep indigo blue in the shadows contrasting with a cerulean blue sky. The foreground shows sea-foam rising up and under the waves. With more sea foam lapping onto a pale wet sandy beach.
I like to work in oils because of their versatility. You can layer the paint so that it has a translucency. Also It is so robust a medium I can scrape the paint back or scratch into it too. Personally, I find that working