Golden Sea

I have heard that one of the definitions of an artist is that we see things differently. I like this. I find that in general conversation I will point out the purples and pinks and lavenders of a hillside, say, and my listeners will stare blankly back at me:

"Isn't it all green?"

And then I paint it, and they see that yes, indeed, there are pinks and oranges in the oddest places. So it is with Golden Sea, a vista on the Puget Sound in Washington State. Generally, when you say Puget Sound, people think "grey and blue," but on a golden sunset evening, the oranges emerge, the pinks shout, the lilacs murmur, with the result that you are in the midst of emotional color that bathes the senses and the eyes.

Golden Sea, (original oil painting, 20 x 24 available through Steve Henderson Fine Art) is also available as a framed miniature study and will shortly be added to our collection of signed, limited edition prints. A companion piece is solidly embedded in my mind right now, and will within the month make its way onto the canvas on the easel.

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Steve Henderson focuses on Emotional Realism, a fusion of color, subject matter, perspective, and intensity that he has developed into a signature style. He shows and sells his work nationwide through galleries and exhibits, as well as through his licensing agencies, Art Licensing and OC Designer Source. He has been featured on Barry Chappell's Fine Art Showcase, Art & Coin TV; been accepted into prestigious shows such as Paint the Parks, Mystic Seaport's International Exhibition, the American Society of Marine Artists National Tour, and Best of America; and is a member of the Oil Painters of America, the National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society, the American Society of Marine Artists, and the Western Art Association.