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«Laguna's Leap: Pacific Bottlenose in Motion». Chris Rutledge Chris Rutledge
«Laguna's Leap: Pacific Bottlenose in Motion» is a stunning, large-scale acrylic painting that captures the sheer grace and vibrancy of a Pacific bottlenose dolphin as it breaks through the ocean's surface off the coast of Laguna Beach, California. The artist's masterful use of thick paint and bold brush strokes invites viewers into the painting, creating a sense of being part of this breathtaking moment.

The focal point is the dolphin, its dynamic form rendered in a cascade of bold, thick strokes. The artist has skillfully manipulated the acrylic paint to create a textured surface that mimics the sleek, smooth skin of the dolphin. The dolphin's leap from the water is captured with an incredible sense of movement and energy, making the painting feel alive.

The color palette combines vivid and pastel colors that reflect the natural beauty of Laguna Beach. The crystal-clear blue of the Pacific Ocean and the pastel hues of the sky during sunset form a striking backdrop, setting off the dolphin's silver-gray form.

The dolphin's splashes, rendered with thick strokes of paint, add a dynamic element to the composition, making the viewer feel as if they can hear the splash and feel the droplets. «Laguna's Leap: Pacific Bottlenose in Motion» is a celebration of nature's beauty and grace, capturing a fleeting moment in time that leaves a lasting impression.
«Laguna's Leap: Pacific Bottlenose in Motion»
Art by Independent Artists,  Digital Art,  Digital Art
Author: Chris Rutledge
3.8 x  121.9 x  76.2 cm  /   1.5 x  48 x  30 in
Themes: Animals  /   Genre: Impressionnism  /   Authenticity / Provenance: Sold by the Artist  /   Artists types: Independant artists  /   Period: Contemporary  /  
Posted: may 14, 2023 / Modified: may 14, 2023
Copyright Chris Rutledge

«Laguna's Leap: Pacific Bottlenose in Motion»
1,053 €  747 £  1,200 $ 
Private collection
Chris Rutledge
Chris Rutledge
Artist Painter 
Longmont, United States
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