I love to paint the sea, in fact it's one of my favourite things to paint! In this blog post I will show you how to paint this dramatic seascape in five easy stages.
1. CREATING THE COMPOSITION
This painting began with me taking photos from a place called Port Soif on the island of Guernsey, UK. The sea was rough and there was lots of light and atmosphere.
Port Soif is a great place for getting photo reference for seascapes, especially in the evening as the light is behinf the waves which means you get contrast between the shadows of the breaking waves but sharp highlights in the wave crests and white water. These are all ingredients for epic seascape paintings!Read More