"Standing on the shore looking out over a 'calm sea' you feel awed and refreshed at the never-ending beauty before you."
Artist comment: "Painting the ocean is my forté my avocation, my career, my joy, my passion! Whether the day is stormy or sunny, I am in my 'element'! I study the water in a series of 'layers'. For example, the look of the horizon; is it perfectly flat or undulating? Is it light or dark? How many waves can be seen as they roll to the shore? Where do breakers begin. Will there be foam patterns on the surface of each one? In this oil painting I have endeavored to keep these things in mind as I composed the scene, then painted it from the top of the canvas on down, recreating a certain mood --- a certain memory."