Seagulls cawing, the dreamy medley of sky and sea, the hypnotic ebb and flow of waves breaking on the shore ... it's no wonder that so many artists are drawn to the magic of the sea.
Sixteen gorgeous painting projects portray the many moods and faces of the sea, from a beautiful sunrise and a romantic walk along the beach, to scenes featuring lobster boats and lighthouses. You'll find step-by-step instruction for painting a wide range of seascape elements including waves, skies, sand dunes, reflections, driftwood, grasses, rocks, sailboats, fishing shacks and more. Discover techniques for painting pebbly beaches, ocean spray, weather-worn rocks and other realistic textures.
As you create these breathtaking scenes, you'll learn valuable lessons along the way: evoking atmosphere, creating dynamic compositions, achieving a sense of depth and movement, mastering shadows, reflections, dancing light effects and more.