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Contemporary seascape paintings

The inescapable pleasure of enjoying a contemporary seascape painting is something that attracts many of us who enjoy nature and the sea. Having a lovely original artwork of the sea to enjoy and being able to look at it when you feel like it is art ownership at its best. The seascape painting can express the beautiful qualities of the sea, its light, atmosphere and moods throughout the year.

Looking out over the shore is a wonderfully affirming and peaceful experience. It captures your attention and lets you reflect on the wild beauty of nature, making you pause and reflect upon yourself.

The continuous movement of the elements has a calming and refreshing quality. Its patterns and rhythms are also visually beautiful. The quality of light you find by the seashore can give you different feelings and atmospheres that can be expressed through fine art.

Seascape oil painting Open shore, Lindisfarne by Timothy Gent
Open shore, Lindisfarne | Oil on linen

There is a great deal of visual variety and changes you can see from day to day on the beach. The seascape painting can capture the feelings and personal artists impressions of moments in time. It can reflect the fresh changes brought about by a new day and a new tide, revealing the many qualities of nature.

The seasons bring very different visual qualities. Winter brings the low sun and evocative and atmospheric light and darks. Misty conditions create lovely soft tones and clear winter days bring beautiful colours. The summer offers lovely rich colours, bright contrasting light and magnificent evening sunsets to enjoy. The changes in water conditions and heights of the tide throughout the year can make for very different views, especially on flat open sandy beaches. All of these changes affect the kind of qualities a painting of the seashore has.

An contemporary seascape painting can also offer you a beautiful, meaningful and creative reminder of what the seashore is about. Connecting with you though shape, rhythm and patterns to remind you of the seashore.

It can reconnect you to nature and the elements, capturing your attention and letting you reflect on the wild beauty of nature. It can making you pause and reflect upon yourself and act as a reminder of past times spent enjoying the beach and the open sea or ocean.

The joy and happiness reminded or the warm feelings of mental release or freedom from everyday worries, perhaps meditation for some are great reasons to choose a modern, contemporary seascape painting for your home.

Published July 2021