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Pastel Seascape

Tom0779 17 Jan 2023

Normally I am not painting a lot of seascapes but there is a story behind that one. On Bobs 80th birthday in October 2022 there was a Bob Ross marathon on a German TV station. I watched several episodes with my son (11).
There has also been this episode shown and so he asked me if I could paint this for him and hang it up in his room. Of course I did and this is the result. I already framed it and corrected the oval shape, see second picture.
My opinion about this episode:
If you want to paint realistic this episode might not be the right for you. Reason is, with this colors in the sky the water wouldn't show that blue. Normally the sky colors reflect into the water.
But as Bill Alexander said in some of his shows: "This is not a photo, it is a painting."
Else it is a funny episode which is rather fast to go through compared with others. And it gives a nice color effect on the wall.
I used a canvas panel 16 x 12 in. (40 x 30 cm). I always use this small size for ovals as I have a perfect oval template (a plastic bucket, LOL) for this size.
My son is quite happy with this picutre.



Mgiese84 Cleanest Technique In The Game

Nice Tom. Lot of super pretty colors in this one

Thanks a lot Matt, definitely very nice colors. My son loves this episode.

Hey Tom super painting !! Very nice coulors

Thanks a lot Dirk:)

Simply gorgeous Tom!!! I echo Matt… the colors are so pretty!

Gorgeous and superb colors! Great job!

Marvelous execution tom! Love this a lot!
Also this reminded me i haven't posted my try at this yet 😄

Thanks a lot Nancy. I made it a bit brighter then I usually would. My son requested it that way.

Thank you Sandy. I am glad you like it.

Thank you Marc, cannot wait to see your version.

Super painting!

Thank you Brian!

flippergirlpaints Top Event Submitter

I do like this composition from Bob, and your version is beautiful!

Thank you very much Pam. Glad to hear from you again!


Thank you Coldethel!

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