"Off-Shore Calm" 12x16 Acrylic on Canvas, Peaceful Seascape, Water, Ocean Painting

16.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.8"D

$200 (Shipping Included)

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Barbara Blair


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: contemporary art, contemporary seascape, seascape painting, ocean painting, soft colors, minimalist, serene, beach house decor, coastal decor, blue, peaceful, beach, green, coastal, ocean, seascape, water, landscape

Media: acrylic, stretched canvas, acrylic paints, uv protective varnish, all archival materials on canvas

Size: 16"W x 12"H x 0.75"D

Year Created: 2018

Ready to Hang

When I created this semi-abstract peaceful and contemplative painting of water and seashore, I imagined drifting in a boat just off-shore on a calm and lazy summer day. I chose blues and greens combined with a minimal horizontal design to create a very calming, serene image. The soft yellow adds a touch of complementary color to balance the predominantly cool colors. It is perfect for a coastal-themed decorating style or beach cottage. This is an original acrylic painting on canvas, and would look great in a white or natural frame. It can also be hung unframed as the sides are painted to match the image. Comes wired and ready to hang. Finished with two coats of UV protective varnish. All archival quality materials. Ships in a box from my studio in Oceanside, CA. See more of my art at www.BarbaraBlairArt.com

Barbara Blair has had a love affair with the sea since childhood and has worked in creative fields all her life. In between her creative pursuits, she spent a year living on sailboats and sailing a third of the way around the world, visiting many places. Professionally, Barbara has over 30 years of art and design experience, with an on-going interest in wellness and providing a healing quality to her work. She practiced residential interior design for more than 20 years, later becoming a decorative artist creating custom designs and painted finishes on the walls of numerous homes. No longer desiring to be on ladders and scaffolding, Barbara transferred her artistic skills to creating fine art on canvas with acrylic paints. Originally from Surrey, England Barbara emigrated to the United States with her family as a teenager. She resides in Oceanside, CA in north San Diego County, and has lived on the coast in California for more than thirty years.

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