How To Paint A Beach

10 Amazing (and Easy!) Tutorials

Introduction

Do you want a know a secret? I love painting sea beaches, and I’m actually quite good at it. Would you like to know another secret? Well, I wasn’t always good at painting a beach scenery. Of course, that all changed once I got my hands on some amazing tutorials which should me how to paint a beach. After studying and practicing those tutorials, I finally managed to bring perfection to my beach paintings.

There are mainly three ways to paint a beach. There’s the acrylic way, the oil way, and lastly, watercolor painting. Once you decide on a suitable way to paint the beach, all you need to do is get an idea of how the visual is going to be, think of the elements you want in your artwork, and then get started with the painting.

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Step by Step Beach Painting Tutorial

Step by Step Beach Painting Tutorial

This step by step tutorial is perfect for beginners. There’s not much happening in this artwork, but it still looks quite beautiful. The beach on a sunny afternoon has a refreshing look. The sun shining directly above the landscape gives the whole scenery a bright, and sparkling appeal. This, along with the clear blue skies, makes the whole painting look almost lifelike. The tutorial itself is quite detailed, and hence, you won’t have any trouble understanding the process.

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Waves coming into the Beach

Waves coming into the Beach

You know a beach painting is about to get serious when the artist LITERALLY takes all their tools and canvas to the beach, and starts painting right over there. But don’t worry, because it’s not as serious or difficult as it may seem at first. In fact, this artist uses an easy approach to get the job done. You just need to follow it by heart so that you too can mimic the approach to some extent.

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Simple way to Paint a Beach

Simple way to Paint a Beach

The coloring in this painting is not that smooth. In fact, I feel like the artist deliberately went for a rough coloring approach to highlight the choppy waters. Nevertheless, it’s a painting that’s been kept simple, and yet it has a lot to offer in terms of creativity and originality. There’s no need to smoothen the coloring, and hence, beginners will love working on this artwork.

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Easy Beach Painting Tutorial

Easy Beach Painting Tutorial

This is the easiest beach painting tutorial I’ve come across. The painting has clear boundaries that show where the sky meets the ocean, and the ocean meets the beach. Such painting style, although quite basic, is still quite popular, especially if you’re new to painting. Don’t underestimate this artwork’s quality however, because even if it’s an easy process, it still creates amazing results, as you can tell by looking at the painting below.

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At the Beach during Sunset

At the Beach during Sunset

This stunning artwork has everything you could ask for in a beach painting. From the waves crashing on the beach, to the beautiful setting of the sun that shrouds the entire scenery with blissful serenity. Feliks does an amazing job here with the brush. His imagery of the beach is mind blowing. The creativity he displays in this painting is something you should observe carefully, and try to reflect on your own work.

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Scenic Painting of a Beach

Scenic Painting of a Beach

In terms of creativity and perfection, no other painting comes close to this one. This scenic painting of a beach during sunset is an absolute masterpiece. The use of oil paints helps elevate the beauty of this artwork. The coloring is vivid, the shading is properly done, and there’s just the right amount of detail. All in all, this is something you’d want to try if you’re a professional artist, or have sufficient skills in oil painting.

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A Calm Beach Painting

A Calm Beach Painting

This video tutorial shows you how to paint a calm beach using watercolors. The process is simple, and the painting is quite easy to work on. There aren’t many elements in this artwork. It also doesn’t do much with color shading. Everything you can see in this painting has been done with utmost simplicity, and it’s expected that you do the same. Of course, if you want, you can add in a bit of creativity from your end as well, just to see if you can add something more to this artwork.

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A Pink Beach

A Pink Beach

Pink skies over a sandy beach is a scenery I thought I’d never see, until I came across this brilliant tutorial on how to create something exactly like that. This painting is quite serene. It fills the heart with a sense of peace and bliss. The coloring and shading is nicely done. The seascape has a lifelike appeal to it. The use of small waves instead of large ones plays a crucial role in making this scene look so realistic. This painting definitely gets a 10 out of 10 from my end.

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Peachy Beach Sunset

Peachy Beach Sunset

This painting of a beach sunset is one of the finest oil paintings I’ve ever seen. Emily did an excellent job in creating this painting. If you carefully notice her process, you’ll realize how complex this painting can get. The blends and shades are very nicely done, and the serenity in the sky adds more meaning to this wonderful painting. Trying to pull off something like this might take you a bit of time. But in the end, it’s all worth it.

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A Sunny Day at the Beach

A Sunny Day at the Beach

In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to paint a sunny scenery of a rocky beach landscape. There aren’t many elements in this artwork other than the main landscape, and some rocks. The color shades and blends aren’t that complex either. As a beginner, you’ll really enjoy working on this artwork. You do have to pay a little attention while working on the waves. That’s the only area in the entire painting where you’ll notice a bit of heavy detailing.

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The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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Jimena & Iñigo

The Navarro-Rubios

My husband and I are learning how to draw and paint. We wanted to share this learning process with the world and have fun! That's why we created this blog. We'll have drawing contests every week and you'll decide who won that week! Follow along and learn with us!

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