High Tide at Trow Rock

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High Tide at Trow Rock

Post by JJWilliamson » Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:24 pm

Oil on canvas 406 x 305 mms.

I've used the same photos as those used in the Three Sisters painting further down the page. Consequently, the light and weather conditions are a close match, with the sky and waves reflecting the similarities. This shows the north tip of Trow Rock at high tide, whereas the "Sisters" painting shows the southern side, or an extension of it. See what you think.
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Re: High Tide at Trow Rock

Post by Macavity » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:47 am

hi JJ,
My feeling is that the 'stages' in the water are more. The foreground gave me the impression that the beach was close-by?

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Re: High Tide at Trow Rock

Post by JJWilliamson » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:08 pm

Spot on, mac. You'd be in thigh deep water in the foreground. The water deepens, substantially, to the left of the main rock, where the seabed drops to form a cauldron between the rocks and sandbanks. The sandbanks shift and so the wave formations vary enormously. When the water is calm, all the locals assess the depth before diving in.

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