16.00"W x 12.00"H x 0.8"D

$250 (Shipping Included)

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Barbara Blair


Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: seascape

Media: acrylic, paint

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

Year Created: 2018

“Solitude” seems like the perfect name for this expansive semi-abstract beach and ocean painting, which provides a visual escape to a peaceful meditative place in your mind. Imagine the serenity this will bring to your home. It's perfect for a coastal-themed decor, or just to remind you of the joy of the sea.

The inspiration for this piece comes from the beach walks that I frequently enjoy where I live in southern California when the tide is low and there’s a wide expanse of sand, and there are only a few people around.

It is an original acrylic painting on canvas, and has some textural interest at the white foam line of the water. It will look very nice in a white or natural frame. The sides are painted to match, so it could be hung as is without a frame if you prefer.

Note: My scanner has put several subtle vertical lines in this image, which are not in the original painting.

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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