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Dan Scott, Sunrise, Bribie Island, 2021

On the Easel: Sunrise, Bribie Island

By Dan Scott / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on On the Easel: Sunrise, Bribie Island

Below is Sunrise, Bribie Island. It’s a peaceful yet chaotic painting. Crashing waves, dramatic sunlight, and not another person in sight. Dan Scott, Sunrise, Bribie Island, 2021 Reference Photo and Study Below is the reference photo I painted from, plus a grid and grayscale version created using my free reference photo tool. I also painted … Read more

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Dan Scott, Early Sunrise, Caloundra, 2020

On the Easel: Caloundra, Early Sunrise

By Dan Scott / February 1, 2021 / Comments Off on On the Easel: Caloundra, Early Sunrise

Below is Caloundra, Early Sunrise. It captures the initial moments of the sunrise. I was about to hit the water with my kayak. It was quiet and the sky was mostly dark, but warm light was starting to burst through the clouds. This follows on from my Caloundra, Dramatic Sunrise painting, which is based on … Read more

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Dan Scott, Morning Lookout, October 2020, 700W

On the Easel: Morning Lookout

By Dan Scott / November 25, 2020 / 2 Comments

Below is Morning Lookout. It depicts Toowoomba’s landscape (Queensland, Australia), just before the sun peered above the horizon. All of nature’s pastel colors were out to play. Dan Scott, Morning Lookout, 2020 Reference Photo and Color Studies Here’s the reference photo I painted from: I also painted a few watercolor studies on location (see below). … Read more

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Claude Monet, Impression, Sunrise, 1872

A Closer Look at Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet

By Dan Scott / March 28, 2019 / 37 Comments

In this post I take a closer look at one of my favorite paintings, Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet – the painting which gave Impressionism its name. Claude Monet, Impression, Sunrise, 1872 Key Facts About Impression, Sunrise Impression, Sunrise was painted in 1872, when Monet was 32. It depicts the port of Le Havre in France, … Read more

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