I loved the mood of the cloudy day on this one and all the activity on the beach. This is a painting I did in a past Carmel Art Festival competition to capture the life on the beach. It won the Silver Medal.
This painting was also was selected as part of the FAV15% (jury’s favorite 15% of the entries) in the July 2022 BoldBrush Painting competition. Thank you to all of you who voted for me!
How I painted Best Friends, Carmel Beach
Here is a video I made during the Carmel Art Festival, showing how I planned and executed the two paintings I entered into the plein air painting competition.
Thank you for taking the time to read this article. If you are interested in a structured approach for learning how to paint, and want to learn more about my Visual Music & Poetry® model, take a look at my online painting classes.
Barry John Raybould
Virtual Art Academy