Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, Seascape, "Pacific Blue" 4x12" SOLD

Most of my seascapes are from the Atlantic, or the Caribbean, but today I am visiting the Pacific.

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My reference photo was taken a few years ago on a trip to California with my daughter and granddaughter. We were in San Francisco most of the trip, but one afternoon we drove south to Half Moon Bay.



For us east coasters, the Pacific was an untamed beast, quite different from our usually gentle Atlantic.  Just that fact that we were peering down from a cliff and that the brave souls who ventured to the beach were all ON THE SHORE was foreign.  Not that we do not have sunbathers on the shore, but there are ALWAYS bathers or surfers in the water, even on the coldest of days.


I decided to use a palette knife on this scene to help capture the power  and texture.


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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Sunset and Sea Painting, Small Seascape, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting,SOLD, "Sun Falls to the Sea" 11x14x1.5" Oil Painitng

What could be more beautiful than a sunset, except maybe a sunset over the sea.


 I knew right away I was going to have to paint this one.


 I used both a brush and a palette knife on this one.....had to get a little texture in there.



I feel like I want a Margarita every time I look at this one....right away I am on island time.

Hope you find a way to relax a little today, too.  Thanks for stopping by today.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Abstract Seascape | Daily Painting | "Tropical Blues" by Carol Schiff | 6x8" Oil SOLD

When I lived close to the sea, I found that it turned up in my painting in both a representative and non-representative form.  I guess this little daily painting falls somewhere between the two.



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 I painted this with a palette knife.  I like texture and feel it adds additional interest to my art.  I was thinking about the beautiful greens and blues of the tropical waters off the coast of Florida.  Further south they turn the most amazing shades of azure, but that will be another painting.





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I almost always show my paintings in black frames.  It would be hard to find an artwork that would not work well with black and it just makes the colors pop.

Start planning that tropical vacation today!

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Seascape Painting, 12x12x1.5" Oil

I am still in a seascape frame of mind.

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This is worked with a palette knife.  I enjoy lots of texture, so I left it on this piece.  Maybe it is more of a skyscape?   Maybe it is more abstract or impressionistic?  Whatever it is, it reflects my mood at the time, which I think, is the point of painting.

Thanks for viewing my blog today.





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Saturday, May 26, 2018

Abstract Sunset, Daily Painting, Small Oil Painting, Textured, 14x18 Oil on Canvas



When I think of Florida, I think of the sun rising over the sea.  It's such a special time to spend on the beach.

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Usually, I find myself there alone, with only the soft waves and shore birds to keep me company.  I very special time to  connect with nature and prepare for the day ahead.

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With this piece, I used my palette knife to give movement to the painting.



Sunday, May 20, 2018

Abstract Seascape | Daily Painting | "Tropical Blues" by Carol Schiff | 6x8" Oil SOLD

When I lived close to the sea, I found that it turned up in my painting in both a representative and non-representative form.  I guess this little daily painting falls somewhere between the two.



SOLD




 I painted this with a palette knife.  I like texture and feel it adds additional interest to my art.  I was thinking about the beautiful greens and blues of the tropical waters off the coast of Florida.  Further south they turn the most amazing shades of azure, but that will be another painting.







FIND ME ON FACEBOOK
CHECK OUT MY ETSY SITE
BUT A PRINT



I almost always show my paintings in black frames.  It would be hard to find an artwork that would not work well with black and it just makes the colors pop.

Start planning that tropical vacation today!

www.CarolSchiffStudio.blogspot.com


Don't forget to pin it on your vacation board.