I brought this painting back to life today. Here’s how it looked this morning. 👇
I was going for a simpler look, but it was falling flat. Adding details, using a reference photo made all the difference.
Details I added:
- Clouds in the sky – I used an acrylic gel medium to thin out the paint and overlay colors for a more transparent look.
- Sunlight on the ocean
- More spray in the crashing wave
- Shadows in the front of the crashing wave – I used an art sponge, to make the shadows in the crashing wave look more natural.
- An dark line beneath the edge of the foam
I also used an art sponge, to make the shadows in the crashing wave look more natural.
I’m happy with today’s progress. 🙂
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