The Sea is for “California”




Artwork Notes:

The Sea is for “California”
The Ay is for “Ay, it looks kinda fun out there”
The El is for “Where the El did all these people come from? It didn’t look this crowded a minute ago”
The I is for “I didn’t see you back there”
The Ef is for things I’ve heard out there that I can’t repeat
The Oh, is for “Oh look at this set coming in”
The Arr is for “Arr, that guy seems like he’s getting every wave with that massive log”
The In is for “Hey those guys just went in”
The I is for “I might get a wave or two now”
The Ay is for “ay, it is was super fun out there today”

-Matt Beard




Artwork Information:


Artwork Title: "The Sea is for “California”"
Original Size: 20" x 16"
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Year Painted: 2021

Additional Artwork Information:


Method: Plein Air
Date Painted: 05/02/2021
Region: The California Coast > Southern California > Ventura

Artwork Logistics:


Geological Hazards: Awkward Footing on Uneven Terrain
Biological Hazards: Painted in Public During a Global Pandemic, Food/Drink Delivered and Consumed While Painting
Anthropological Hazards: People Drinking, Surfers Are The Worst
Weather Logistics: Painted in Full Sun with no Shade
Temperature: Uncomfortably Warm


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