This painting was worked up from the initial sketch reproduced below. In many ways I like the unadulterated rawness of the sketch. There’s always a danger of over-working a painting, refining it and and putting in too much detail leaving little to the imagination. I hope I’ve not taken this painting too far in that direction.
Perhaps a few figures may yet appear on the beach to give the cliffs a sense of scale.
Oil on canvas board, 12x16inches.