Paintings from Sunset Series by Spence Munsinger, Color Field + Blank White Canvas + Realism + Contemporary Abstract Art, original paintings for sale

“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.”
― Pablo Picasso

Sunset #19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower

sunset 19

30″ x 24″, acrylic on gallery-wrap canvas
©2011 spence munsinger

I grew up with lifeguard towers along the public beaches of California. Most beaches in California, with some rare exceptions, are public access. That always looked like a very cool job to aspire to when I was a kid…

Fine Art Print, 30″ x 24″, “Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower”.    See About Prints

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This was from a photograph taken along the Strand, in Manhattan Beach, at the 8th Street access.

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, photograph

photograph

The process was pastel sketch, airbrush underpainting, and then layering acrylic pure color over that.

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process

Sunset 19 | 8th Street Lifeguard Tower, original painting by Spence Munsinger, process

process