Author: PJ Cook

New Oil Painting Step by Step

I recently completed this oil painting of Fort Lauderdale Beach. My goal was to use different color and values of the beach here in Florida that I have painted several times in the past. Oil Painting Step by Step I started out with a yellow under-painting over the entire board. From there I used a rose color to position the palm trees and beach. At this stage all the paint is thinned with odorless mineral spirits to keep the paint transparent. This stage can be seen below.   Starting this oil painting of the beach here in Fort Lauderdale....

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Aqua Afternoon with Palms and Beach Cruiser

Aqua beach cruiser bicycle leaning against a palm tree are featured in this latest watercolor Aqua Afternoon. Who wouldn’t want to ride a bicycle to the beach and take a dip in the aqua colored ocean? Inspiration An afternoon at the beach is relaxing. What better way to arrive at the beach than on a beach cruiser the color of the ocean water. I like the variety of color in the palm trees and plants near the sandy beach. From golden palm fronds to cool viridian green leaves, there is quite a color variety. Ultimately, the greens and golds...

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Sand Surf Seagulls Seascape Painting

Long, vertical oil on canvas offers a slice of the sand, surf, and seagulls from the Atlantic Ocean view in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. I painted the colors before me from an afternoon walk along the shore. Rich blues in the sky and ocean, pretty violets in the skimming water on the sand. Warm tan and pinks on the beach. Visible brushstrokes create a lively seascape. Feel the wind as the seagulls are looking for food. Below is the view of the entire painting. This vertical format will fit on many walls and in many decor in homes.   This...

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Aqua Beach Cruiser with Palms Oil Painting

This 6 x 6 inch oil painting features an aqua beach cruiser and ocean that offers a color pop to this coastal landscape painting. Not to mention the late afternoon light illuminating the palms and grasses at Fort Lauderdale Beach in Florida. Overall, there is nice, rich color in this original oil painting. From the aqua colored ocean to the sand with rich shadows this would be great with any beach decor. Matching solid wood picture frame included and ready to hang. Aqua Beach Cruiser Lauderdale Beach Details Genre: Landscape Media: Oil Size: 6″ x 6″, overall 8″ x...

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Afternoon Lull Ft Lauderdale Beach

Afternoon Lull at Fort Lauderdale Beach features aqua-colored umbrella under the palms. This new pen and ink with watercolor is 10″ x 12″. Offered all matted and framed with professional materials. Perfect coastal decor for any room. Below is the pen & ink drawing that I posted on instagram before I painted the watercolor on this original art. Be sure to follow me on to see the newest work in progress.   Used a dip pen on this Ft Lauderdale Beach drawing that I’m adding watercolor to next. A post shared by Seashore Art Paintings (@pjcookartist) on Nov...

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