Soothing Sounds of the Sea

Soothing Sounds of the Sea

Five stars for that feeling of movement in the water Paul.

Beautiful Paul, I really like this one.

I find pastel EXTREMELY difficult, and couldn't approach this level of accomplishment - you were taught well, and learned, if anything, better!

Thank you very much John, I was glad that I achieved that sense in the painting!

Thank you very much Margaret, pleased you liked it. It has been my most difficult seascape to date.

Thank you for your comments Robert, over the past ten years I believe I have mastered pastel and strive to continue to improve. I have had some excellent teachers and read volumes of information on pastel techniques and challenged myself with many different subjects to be able to learn more. Now I am being asked to teach and that is reward in itself. Thank you again for your remarks, All the best, Paul.

Beautiful pastel work Paul, love the richness of colour

Thank you very much Teresa!

Thank you for your comment on my work Maureen!

Love the softness of the foam, brilliant work Paul.

Thank you very much Jennifer! I am glad my perseverance to get it to look natural worked.

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This lovely rocky beach is at Bodega Bay headlands and the wind is always blowing briskly. The pastel is 19X26" on Uart 600 paper.

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Paul Harman

I was born in Bournemouth, Dorset in a large home that once sat on the cliff next to the chime, and Shelly's cottage was next door. The old house is gone, but the memories linger. We immigrated to Canada by ship, when I was seven and lived in Ontario and Alberta and back to Ontario over a period of…

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