Torrey Pines, Sea and Sky

Sketch of Torrey Pines, Sea and Sky by Sarah Sullivan

Torrey Pines, Sea and Sky

It was a beautiful day and I sketched at Torrey Pines State Reserve. My plan was to apply yesterday’s lesson to conveying this amazing  landscape.  I wanted to show the ruggedness of the terrain, all of its angles, bends, folds, flatness and roundness, by using line and the direction of the paint stroke.  I ran out of time and so did not add pastel lines over the paint, as I did yesterday, but I see it was not necessary. I am beginning to understand this process and will keep at working on this skill this week.

This is a gouache sketch in a 17 X 12 inch Derwent sketchbook with black paper.

About Sarah Sullivan

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7 Responses to Torrey Pines, Sea and Sky

  1. deb92024 says:

    Love this one, the colors, the forms, the balance. May I buy it?

    Liked by 2 people

  2. jmnowak says:

    One of those vistas you never tire of. Lovely. 👸

    Liked by 1 person

  3. AANGEE says:

    I feel I am there with you. it’s lovely!

    Sent from my iPhone

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  4. Sheila says:

    Love your shapes, your descriptive directionsl strokes AND the space between shapes!

    Liked by 1 person

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