I generally love the pulled back view to include the horizon and at least a bit of sky in a painting, to give the fullest sense of the place. But occasionally the sky is not needed or helpful and a painting gets along better without it.
Artwork Title: "Tide Falling"
Original Size: 20" x 16" Artwork Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Year Painted: 2018
Artwork Method: Live Art Location/Event: San Diego Surf Film Festival: Skip Frye Tribute @ Bird's Surf Shed, San Diego, CA Date Painted: 05/13/2017 Nonprofit Beneficiary: H2O Trash Patrol Funds Raised: $212.50 Artwork Subject: Surfing, Birds and Bones Road Trip! Southern California 2017