Dee Why Beach and Long Reef

Learn how to create accurate colours and textures as we paint the sunset at Dee Why beach.

Dee Why Beach - a painting by Peter Inglis. Complete this painting yourself in only one lesson at Inglis Academy!
An original Australian Landscape by Peter Inglis.

Look at the foam at the bottom left of the scene.

We know foam is white?
Right?
It turns out that particular foam is actually a light blue!

Even in the foam on the main wave there is very little white, we actually find a lot of warm tones reflecting the sunset.

Chevreaux Colour wheel - © Peter Inglis 2018 - www.inglisacademy.com
Remember that each colour is found in one particular place on our Chevreaux Colour Wheel.

Dee Why Beach - a painting by Peter Inglis. Complete this painting yourself in only one lesson at Inglis Academy!
We will use my colour analysis chart combined with the Chevreaux Colour System to get Accurate colours.

The spectacular northern beaches of Sydney extend from Sydney Harbour at Manly to the Central Coast at Palm Beach. Dee Why beach is bordered at the north end by Long Reef Golf course, seen at the top of this painting.

  • Applying paint with the palette knife
  • Hard and soft edges
  • Impasto
  • Luminosity
  • Water
  • Chromaticism
  • Seascape
  • Atmospheric perspective

Paint this!

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Dee Why Beach and Long Reef - as Monet.