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pugwash
05-26-2015, 09:19 AM
A bit of a new thing for me. Getting the light dancing on the water was tricky. Almost like painting with light.

http://www.wetcanvas.com/Community/images/26-May-2015/1112482-twilight_beach.jpg

Blayne
05-26-2015, 12:19 PM
A good job you did of it!

water girl
05-26-2015, 12:25 PM
There is a gorgeous, abstract feel to this one. Nicely done!

Still-trying
05-26-2015, 12:54 PM
Just beautiful. Looks so cool and inviting. Great work.

pastel65
05-27-2015, 07:26 PM
Outstanding. Pam :wave:

raxu
05-28-2015, 02:42 AM
Fascinating!

robertsloan2
05-28-2015, 09:51 AM
Pam, this is fantastic! You captured the light refracting in the water, the ripples and currents, the changes in depth, the rocks. .. it's wonderful! I love it. Seascapes always delight me but this one makes me feel like I'm wading and looking for anemones!

maryinasia
05-28-2015, 10:05 AM
my favorite part is the bottom part...amazing!

jritner
05-28-2015, 10:12 AM
Beautiful work!

Norma46
05-28-2015, 12:44 PM
The turquoise and blues dance. I love it.

pugwash
05-29-2015, 11:20 PM
Thank you everyone for your kind remarks and encouragement. I have been trying to capture a painting like this for years. The foreground water in the last one looked like crazy paving, the one before that looked like a jigsaw. I must admit I was more interested in the foreground (should that be forewater?) than the rest of the scene. I was very worried about the greens, as some of you know I'm a bit colourblind. I will certainly try to do more paintings like this in between painting dogs of course!

Jay-bird77
05-30-2015, 04:54 PM
All I can say is....WOW!!
I couldn't believe my eyes,thought it was a photograph!
Excellent rendering the refracted light on the sandy bottom and you captured the light dancing on the surface of the water and the protruding center rock formation!
UNBELIEVABLE!!

palettetalk
05-31-2015, 01:56 AM
It's a beautiful painting.You have really captured the intensity of the sunlight on the water. I'm delighted to say I've been to Esperance. Our daughter lives in Perth and took us on a tour of the southern part of WA. We had a wonderful time.