BREAKER’S THUNDER – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

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I  was assembling some paintings for the town’s big exhibition which takes place in the main Art Gallery. I had a few lined up for submission but last Saturday  I got a call from my framer who asked if I still had my painting of  a wave. This was going to be one of my entries. I  took it around to my framer who duly sold the painting to a guy who had seen it when it was displayed there in March and who  waited until now to make some enquiries.

It was a nice problem to have and  I thought I would do another couple and see how they turned out. Above is the first one. A second is in progress. I included some rocks on this one and really like their warmth against the cool colours of the sea.

It may be a bit over complicated when compared to the one I sold ( and displayed in February on this blog). I certainly liked the first one’s simplicity, which is  maybe why it caught the eye of the buyer  – see below.

Marine-Wave

Other scenes of water and the sea are available for sale on my website: grahammcquadefineart.com

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3 thoughts on “BREAKER’S THUNDER – WATERCOLOUR PAINTING

  1. I think I over egged the wave on the one with the rocks. I am nearing completing the second painting I mentioned and I realise that the wave needs to be kept simple, as in the one you prefer. I was going for lots of action but ended up losing authenticity. Though I do love the rocks and the impact they make, so might have another go, but with a simpler wave.
    Thanks for your input Kim.

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