52″ x 66″ | Oil & Mixed Media | Gardner Colby Gallery
Working on a large seascape painting its a challenge to get the dynamic movement into a big canvas. “Big Surf” was a studio painting and working in mixed media — creating movement with big gestural brush strokes and intense scribbling with oil pastel.
“Symbolically the ocean is a sign of power and strength, due to its immensity. Observing and painting the great power of the ocean and all its weather fronts is much like having a front row seat at the theater.” Claire J Kendrick