On the Rocks




Artwork Notes:

Painted on site with the rising tide sending large amounts of saltwater all over my back and palette as I worked. There may not be blood, sweat, or tears in this one, but there is certainly a good dose of Pacific Ocean saltwater, and that’s almost the same thing from a salinity perspective…

-Matt Beard




Artwork Information:


Artwork Title: "On the Rocks"
Original Size: 12" x 12"
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted: 2014

Additional Artwork Information:


Method: Plein Air
Date Painted: 06/11/2014
Region: The California Coast > Northern California > Humboldt

Artwork Logistics:


Parking Logistics: Paid Park Entrance Required
Miles Hiked: Less than 1 Mile
Geological Hazards: Awkward Footing on Uneven Terrain, Surging Waves/ Wet Boots, Mud and Sludge


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