Seascape & Nautical Paintings

Grey Morning, Backshore – En Plein Air Watercolor Seascape Painting

Grey Morning, Backshore – En Plein Air Watercolor Seascape Painting

“Grey Morning, Backshore” – 11" x 15"  watercolor on Arches 140lb Rough paper Gloucester, Massachusetts has endless delights for the en plein air artist. But, my favorite spot is on the Bass Rocks - or the Backshore as it is also known. Surf flowing and crashing over...

Gold, Green, Gray – watercolor seascape painting

Gold, Green, Gray – watercolor seascape painting

“Gold, Green, Gray” – 10" x 13" I have thing for rocks and water. The area around Gloucester, Massachusetts is known as Cape Ann. The entire area is full of paintable scenes with endless variety of subject ocean and nautical subject matter.  While I enjoy all of those...

Gathering Tide – watercolor seascape painting

Gathering Tide – watercolor seascape painting

“Gathering Tide” – 11" x 15",  watercolor on paper. This painting is available It was an honor to have been invited to demonstrate my watercolor painting technique in conjunction with the New England Watercolor Society’s Annual Signature Members Show in February 2018....

Surf At Bass Rocks – en plein air watercolor seascape painting

Surf At Bass Rocks – en plein air watercolor seascape painting

“Surf At Bass Rocks ” – 15" x 22", matted to 20" x 28" for easy, low-cost framing. This painting is available – SPECIAL PRICING THROUGH 10/28/17 Another painting done during Cape Ann Plein Air 2017. I like to think this one speaks for itself....

“Cape Ann” – watercolor en plein air seascape painting

“Cape Ann” – watercolor en plein air seascape painting

“Cape Ann” – 11" x 15", This painting is available This one is 90% en plein air! I suppose we all have our favorite places to paint.  I certainly do, and the Cape Ann area of Massachusetts is one of them. It is a place that has been visited and painted by artists for...

“Beach Shadows” – watercolor seascape painting

“Beach Shadows” – watercolor seascape painting

"Beach Shadows" - 11" x 15", matted to 16" x 20" for easy, low cost framing “Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.” – Robert Henri The calmest of oceans.  I've written before...

“Evening Surf, Bass Rocks” – Watercolor Seascape Painting

“Evening Surf, Bass Rocks” – Watercolor Seascape Painting

"Evening Surf, Bass Rocks" - 7 1/2" x 11" So, my Achilles injury has had me "confined" to the studio lately. Normally,  most of my painting is done "en plein air".  Since that hasn't been possible for while, I've been revisiting some older works that...

“Drydock After Hours” – Watercolor Plein Air Painting

“Drydock After Hours” – Watercolor Plein Air Painting

Painting of a Boat in Drydock It's funny, but I'm not sure whether to consider this a landscape, seascape or "nautical".  Certainly the theme is nautical. There are no sea or land elements in the painting, but there is a boat - so I guess it's a nautical! Plein Air...