Romance of the Coast

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Let’s run away to Carmel, California for my eBay paintings this week. I sketch the basic plan on the panels with a brush dipped in a thin oil wash of MUD (Ultramarine Blue + Alizarin Crimson) + Liquin.

To go directly to my auctions CLICK HERE.

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As a rule I generally “Paint Forward” on my pieces. This means beginning with the sky, then working on the distant bluffs along the horizon line. Next the rocky point and crashing waves are painted.

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While the sky and water are still wet the bright yellow umbrella, wine glasses and wine bottle are delineated.

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Jack and I are helpless romantics, I just had to put heart shaped backs on the bistro chairs! And what better combination than a Yellow Umbrella and a Red Door? The floor is painted with various mixtures of MUD + Cadmium Orange + White. Strokes of Ultramarine Blue + White are added into the back part of the terrace floor to make it recede. If you would like to see this or any of the other pictures larger you can click on the image.

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The boisterous color of the Petunias is made by combining different proportions of Permanent Rose + Cadmium Red Light + White. What a luscious hue.

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Don’t you love the ocean and the sound of the waves crashing on the rocks? Carmel is exceptionally beautiful and romantic. Imagine sitting on this terrace under the yellow umbrella having a sip of wine and enjoying the Song of the Surf.

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The flowers in California are amazing, they look even more brilliant at the coast with the Pacific Ocean in the background. Let this little gem bring a spot of the happy Coastal Color into your life!

To go to our eBay auctions CLICK HERE.
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These two Senkarik EMBRYOS, Song of the Surf and Coastal Color, are designed to be displayed together or individually. Original Oil Paintings this size normally retail in our galleries for $390 each. However, to make it more fun we are starting the bidding on both auctions at 1 Cent! That’s right, ONLY A PENNY!

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Each piece measures 6″ x 6″. And don’t worry about framing them, these little gems painted on panels with 1 1/2 inch finished sides are ready to hang as soon as you unpack them.

Father’s Day is just around the corner. Give that special dad in your life a magical trip to Carmel every time he sees Song of the Surf and Coastal Color on his wall. The auctions are staggered 7 minutes apart so you can win one or both Original Oil Paintings for your home or office. AND…..If you win the TWO EMBRYOS we will give you FREE SHIPPING!

BUT HURRY, the first auction ends Saturday, June 7 at 8 PM Texas (Central) Time.

 CLICK HERE to go to the auctions.

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