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Coastal Impressions - Rock Beach

John Jaster
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Acrylic painting on Stretched canvas New

Painting wraps around edges

Varnished and Ready to hang


Signed on front


24" h x 36" w x 1.5" d |4 lbs. 2 oz.

In stock $1,300



"The Oregon Coast has its own share of rugged shorelines, where tide pools capture lapping waves slipping by monstrous rocks into the cliffside," shares artist John Jaster. "These rock formations, called sea stacks, jut far out into the water in Cannon Beach. One of the largest is named Haystack Rock. The reflections of the massive sea stacks ride the low tide into the sandy beach as multiple hues of blues and purples gently slide across the damp yellow sand." John uses multiple layers to achieve bold and rich colors.

John Jaster

Kettering, Ohio

Artist John Jaster paints in a style he describes as realistic impressions, capturing colorful views of his adventures across the Americas. "People always ask me how I get such deep brilliant colors," says John. "The answer is layers. Since acrylic paint dries mostly transparent, it requires multiple layers of paint to build up to a specific color. With the right lighting that depth of layering is like sunshine glistening through clear water." In college, John felt a pull towards computer science and pursued a career in software architecture. Although the two paths may seem unrelated, John says his work in software strongly influences his artwork in terms of distilling complex systems without losing the magic and wonder. Today, John works from a large home studio with a fireplace, lots of natural light, and jazz playing in the background. Since 2010, John’s paintings have been displayed in over 90 juried exhibitions and published in leading art magazines and books.

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