Copyright 2016. Brenda Helt, Fine Artist. All rights reserved.
Acrylic on gallery-wrapped canvas with a built-in mounting bracket. The title is painted on the inch and a half wide bottom edge of the canvas frame, where it can be viewed from below, but doesn't interfere with the picture itself.
36" x 36" x 1.5"
SoCal surfers use this term to refer to surfing conditions made impossible by winds that have blown the waves too choppy to surf. Such seas have a beauty of their own, of course. Here I've rendered sea and sky fairly abstract; nevertheless, viewers of the painting all immediately recognize it as a rendering of choppy seas and stormy skies.