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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Rolling Waves


6"x6" oil painting on archival canvas panel
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Ocean waves oil painting art by Kerri Settle
20"x20" oil painting on stretched canvas
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This scene started as a color study of rolling waves, but I couldn't resist going larger with it so I could play with details on a comfortable scale. Some weeks those little canvases just feel so cramped that a larger canvas is less daunting for me. It's nice to have a little more freedom with brushstrokes.

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8 Comments:

Blogger Claire Beadon Carnell said...

Kerri, these are incredible. The colors and movement of the water make me feel as if I am standing right there on the shoreline, with my toes in the wet sand.
Wonderful work!

10:34 PM  
Blogger martinealison said...

Hi Kerri, quelle douceur, quelle joie de regarder votre peinture qui m'apaise réellement. J'ai envie de courir sur votre sable humidifié par les douces vagues...
L'ensemble de vos couleurs aussi sont magnifiques.

5:03 AM  
Blogger r garriott said...

Kerri, These are BEA-U-TI-FUL! I love them!

Thank you so much for your kind message, it meant a great deal to me.

12:46 PM  
Blogger Dana Cooper said...

I love both paintings Kerri, but the larger one has such a great sense of depth!

2:11 PM  
Blogger Gary Keimig said...

great wave action Kerri. You are really getting that ocean feeling.
Good job

3:13 PM  
Blogger Kim said...

You are so good at painting expanses. There really is a lot of depth in your fields and oceans. This is something I really struggle with - painting broad surfaces. Lovely painting Kerri.

9:13 PM  
Blogger Diana Marshall said...

Love your sea scapes, simple yet so calming and just plain beautiful, masterfully painted.

4:06 AM  
Blogger Karen Bruson said...

Wow, it came out great. That is one nice thing about little paintings. They can lead to fabulous large paintings.

6:52 PM  

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