Category Archives: Beach

[GIMP #6] Beach (Big Brush)

When I opened GIMP, it was set to this brush, so I thought I’d see what I could come up with.

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#258 A warm thought for a cold day

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#106 Bad Sign at the Beach

We went to Ocean Grove, NJ today.  It was a gorgeous day.  The waves were HUGE!  They were breaking constantly, it was so exciting!  ANd then we saw it: two red flags.  No swimming. How many similes could I have … Continue reading

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#71 Wave

This is based on a photo I took.  I spent a lot of time trying to get the colors and the textures to match up.  And then I accidentally smudged some of the wave and it looked quite good.  Then … Continue reading

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#70 Old Barney

Our vacation was in Barnegat Light, just down the way from the Barnegat Lighthouse (called Old Barney). This drawing was a test of my memory.  We saw this lighthouse every day for 5 days, and we even climbed all the … Continue reading

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#65 Beach Umbrella

This is a an idyllic scene from Long Beach Island.  This scene obviously isn’t real (where’s the sand covered towel?), but it was quite representative of our vacation. The sand has “Noise” added.   The sky is done with a gradient … Continue reading

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#64 Bucket

Continuing with the vacation theme, here’s a simple bucket and shovel.  The waves took the longest to make.  (drawn 7/9).

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