Seascape Sunset at the Beach

Every time it's different.

Just as you'd expect commonalities painting the same view several days in a row, you'll see many many many differences.

At the beach, the differences will be an effect of the changing tides: day to day at different times, winds influence this also. The weather changes the effects of color, a bit of fog gives sometimes great sunrises, so yellow! And the orange-red one keeps being rare. Predicting the view you're going to witness seems almost impossible.

SSU01-2019 Seascape Plein air Painting 'Sunset Evening'

Roos Schuring, oil on canvas, 24 × 30 cm | 9.6″ x 11.8″ Available / Find Seascapes for Sale here:

When you study sunsets you'll sometimes experience some that last and last! Some never make it all the way through.

Here the second line of sky-reflected water gives a great composition.

A few days later the tide changed so much, the sunset and low tide didn't line up anymore.

Just as a farmer knows nature, you as a painter will become just as sensitive to it, studying it while painting it.  

Here the colors I've used starting this painting:

And first stage of the painting:

And mixes during:

 


If you're interested in learning about how I create my Sunset and Sunrise Paintings, I've created a painting course "Painting The Sun" 
► You can find it here.

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