Original Oil Paintings

Grand Coast 36×48

Gallery wrap (unframed size): 36″ x 48″;
Framed size 44″ x 56″


This large painting references the coastline North of Santa Cruz. I made several plein air paintings at this location before I decided to make a large painting of the scene. The effect of this size makes me feel I can walk into the scene, hear the waves, and feel the sand squish under my toes. The edges are painted, so it can be hung with or without a frame.” – mh


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At one time, this painting was in my studio, packed away for a few years, as I was not convinced I was done. After over 2 years, I took out the painting again. I reworked it with ideas about color and design. I added life to the sea and brightness to the rocks and simplified some areas. I was glad I had the patience to take time to complete it. In it’s final form, “Grand Coast” was hung in the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (the MAH) as part of their “Everybody’s Ocean” exhibition. Later, I hung it in my living room. Now I offer it for sale.

This one of a kind 36″ x 48″ original oil painting is on a linen canvas. Painting support is a top of the line well reinforced stretched linen canvas. The painting is on a 1.5″ deep canvas, stapled on the back to allow for use as a gallery wrap. The artist has extended the front image by painting all edges. It also may be purchased with the displayed frame.

Painting may be purchased unframed for display as a gallery wrap painting or for you to arrange your own framing. The gallery wrapped, unframed painting will arrive securely boxed, but without wiring or other hanging materials. This option is a good one if you wish to try hanging this large painting without a frame, and if you later desire a frame, you can browse your local frame shop for just the right frame for your intended hanging location.

Framing shown is a 4″ wide gold frame of sturdy construction; the outside dimensions of the framed artwork is 44″ wide by 56″ high. If you choose to purchase it with this frame, the framed painting will be shipped mounted in the frame and fully wired, ready to unpack and hang immediately.

Shipping is free within the USA, on both framed and unframed options, and we will insure the painting with the shipper.

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 20 × 24 × 2 in