Night Ocean by Michele Geller

Night Ocean

I just took a vacation to the beach and was inspired by the beauty of the ocean at night. This oil painting is 30"X40" on a gallery 1-3/8" profile canvas.
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replacing with a better photo of this painting.
over 4 years ago
i love the darkness of this especially with the light contrast. powerful piece
over 4 years
Kathy, thanks for the compliment - the ocean is powerful so I'm glad that shows through.
over 4 years
Very Vivid love the intensity!!!
over 4 years
Thank you . . . I'm so glad the intensity shows through!
over 4 years
Love this night painting Michelle, beautifully done. 5*****
over 4 years
Priscilla, Thank you for the kind words!
over 4 years
Weii Done Michele.
'Love the Sea...

Kindest Regards,
Rick
over 4 years
Rick, thanks, I love your picture . . . the sea is so captivating!
over 4 years
Lovely capture Michele 5*...there is something magic about waves gently breaking on a sandy beach
over 4 years
Thank you - I agree, watching the ocean is just captivating.
over 4 years
Wonderful atmosphere and contrasts, Michelle!
over 4 years
Thank you Rene - I like your sunset - one of my favorite things to paint. Nature is awesome!
over 4 years
Do not forget to use color in your blacks. They will be much more lively with alittle purple or blue in them. Over all it is a composition.
over 4 years
Jami, Thank you for the advise. I wanted a very black and white contrast against the color of the sand but I understand what you are saying and appreciate it.
over 4 years
very beautiful!
over 4 years
Thank you for your comments. PS: love the color in your work!
over 4 years
Enjoy the shapes here--and the contrasts in light and dark. The foam on the waves give great texture. Kat!
over 4 years
Kat, thanks - the picture doesn't do justice to the thickness of the paint in the waves - I'm glad you could see the texture.
over 4 years
thank you for the idea on 'quess who',I believe I will take up that suggestion!Thank you so much for your input!..and thank you for a lovey painting as well,truly Rose
over 4 years
Rose, thank you for your kind words! I have never attempted portraits in oils (only pencil) but you inspire me - I hope you don't mind if I study your work to help me develop my skills.

Mic
over 4 years
lovely work, great movement in the waves.
over 4 years
Carma, thank you for your kind words!
over 4 years
We definitely have an ocean theme here at PIL at the moment! You have captured the feeling of a shore at night here. I too have recently been by the sea and saw exactly what you show in your painting. Beautiful!
over 4 years
Yes, it appears we do. I just love painting nature and the ocean is just so powerful and captivating. Bryan, love your new paintings you posted - excellent!!!
over 4 years
Good painting! I like it .
over 4 years
Thank you again, Gilbert.
over 4 years
Beautiful.. you captured the ocean perfect! :)
over 4 years
Chrisann, I don't know about "perfect" far from it - but I am happy with it. Thank you for your nice words!
over 4 years
I can hear the ocean in this wave paintings. You really caught tye action and the atmosphere. From Mike
over 4 years
Hi Mike, thank you for your lovely comment! I really appreciate it!

Mic
over 4 years
nice
over 4 years
Thanks!
over 4 years
very efective, love the mood!
over 4 years
Siobhan, Thank you very much for your lovely comment!
over 4 years
very atmospheric michele.
over 4 years
Michelle, thank you so much!
over 4 years
Very beautiful, great waves.
over 4 years
Kostas, thank you very much for your kind words!
over 4 years
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Michele GellerHello, my name is Michele Geller but you can call me Mic for short. I have enjoyed creating artwork for as long as I can remember. There was a long period where I didn't do anything with my art but once I started again it was like the flood gates opened. I have worked in almost all mediums - pencil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, and most recently have fallen in love with oils. I work full time in business but love creating art in my spare time. I am inspired by many things but mostly nature is what I enjoy the most. I have a very eclectic work of art (I blame it on being a Gemini). I want to thank all of the wonderful artists on this site that have inspired me to be better, for your truthful critisms, and for your kind words. I am...
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