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J.Dillon
04-27-2004, 11:00 PM
This painting is of a cutter rigged sailboat I used to own. I'm making a single handed passage to Bermuda from CT. USA. The painting depicts a gulf stream squall in the making and it's time to reduce sail.

12"X 16" acrylic on masonite. I had to reduce it to up load it but the original shows more water and sky.

laudesan
04-28-2004, 12:16 AM
This is great, I feel the rough weather, and love how you painted the mood of this painting..

Well Done!!!!

watercolorbill
04-28-2004, 04:33 AM
Really nice feel of the wind JD. Great sky :clap:

ripvanblair
04-28-2004, 04:56 AM
Nice painting you can feel the wind getting up, the spray coming off the waves looks very good, nice colours-----------well done--------Alan

Marty C
04-28-2004, 08:33 AM
Hi JFD,
Personal experience is reflected in the very threatening sky, a sight unwelcome to most sailors, although there is still a lot of canvas up there to make things very interesting when that wind hits! Nice work, the sense of anticpation is very much there.