Ocean Painting: Artists Paint the Changing Moods of the Sea

In the Waves at Kakuda by Utagawa Kuniyoshi

An ocean painting can be full of meaning and hidden depths. Many famous seascape paintings are nothing but a true reflection of the artist’s feelings. We can trace the practice of ocean painting to China. Dutch Golden Age painters made maritime painting famous in Europe. This article will help you discover the birth and perpetuation of nautical art. You will also get to know the artists who have painted some of the most celebrated seascape paintings till date.

Gregory Packard Impressionist Painting: A Simple Sense of Beauty

An Interview with the Artist

Comraderie, Impressionistic painting by Gregory Packard

Gregory Packard was born on 3rd May, 1970 in Boise, Idaho. He studied English literature from Boise State University, Boise, Idaho and graduated in 1996. However, it is the language of nature that attracted him most since his early childhood. A relocation to city early in his life only added further impetus to his yearning to learn and depict the poetry of nature on canvas. Yet, it is not till in his twenties that Gregory truly found the opportunity of exploring the wealth of the art world. A chance visit to Paris brought him face to face with some of the finest works of art and for the first time in his life he experienced the shifting focus of light and playfulness of small brushstrokes on an impressionist canvas.