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Big Sur Big Stripe Leaping Whale

48.00"W x 30.00"H x 1.0"D

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Briana Lyon

Nelson, BC

Medium: Painting

Subject Tags: contemporary seascape, contemporary landscape, rugged, blue and yellow, blues, golds, california modern, california coastal art, california landscape, breaking waves, whales, pacific ocean, collage-painting

Media: acrylic on canvas

Size: 48"W x 30"H x 1"D

Year Created: 2015

An enormous textured painting of rugged coastline with modern accents. My partner and I often road trip the California coast (Pacific Coast Highway), this view looks out near some of the most famous shoreline by Bixby bridge and Carmel del Sur. A whale jumps out of the horizon while waves crash on rocks in the dry season. There is a subtle tinge of the setting sun. Collaging done underneath paint. Iridescent turquoise accents.

Briana Lyon is an Artist and Designer who lives in Pasadena, California. Born and raised in greater Los Angeles. She studied art history, design and literature in Orange, CA and Vancouver, Canada. Briana has always been a painter, largely self-taught form an early age, she devoted her education to complimentary arts disciplines. Briana has exhibited her paintings in the United States and Canada where many hang permanently in many private collections. She was awarded a visual artist residency at the prestigious Banff Centre in 2013 and a position on Gordan Halloran's Paintings Below Zero team for the Vancouver Olympics "Ice Gate 2010." Briana's often drawn to water. Her many teenage years as a competitive swimmer, water polo player and lifeguard meant she'd often spend 3 hours or more a day in the water. She also enjoyed a brief career as an art authenticator, which took her to her spectacular art collections around the world. Briana likes to fuse all manner of artistic styles from the inspirations gleaned on diverse journeys and many hours in art libraries.

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