These paintings are made in response to the sea. The artist, Julie Sumner, stands at the edge of the water, watching individual waves and then drawing to capture the shapes. The waves are so joyful they feel like a dance and the movement so lyrical it is like music.
Sea Signatures: Free Style [Margate to Deal, mix] 2020
Chalk pastel on hand made canvas frame.
110 x 120cm
£420 - unframed
The wave lines were drawn in a sketch book at the edge of the sea in Deal, Sandwich Bay and Margate, over 5 recorded days and times in March and May 2020. The painting was made in the studio and finished in July 2020. This was the first painting of this style to combine sketches from different places and times.
The wave lines were painted down at the edge of the sea at Deal beach directly onto the prepared canvas. The painting was then finished in the studio.
Sea Signatures: Breakdance [Deal, May 2019] 2019
Chalk pastel , ground and paint on hand made canvas frame.
90 x 80 cm
£350 - unframed