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California coast oil painting Big Sur by impressionism painter Erin Hanson

White Sands



11 x 14 in


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The curving coast of California near Big Sur is alive with colorful cliffs and white sand beaches. The impasto brush strokes capture the movement and saturated color of the scene.

"White Sands" was created on linen board. The piece arrives framed in a gold plein air frame.


ERIN HANSON is a life-long painter, beginning her study of oils as a young child.  Her passion for natural beauty is seen in her work as she transforms vistas familiar and rare into stunning interpretations of bold color, playful rhythms and raw emotional impact. Her frequent forays into National Parks and other havens of nature include backpacking expeditions, rock climbing, and photo safaris.  Hanson's unique painting style has become known as Open Impressionism, which is now taught in art schools around the world. With hundreds of collectors eagerly anticipating her work and millions of followers online, Hanson has become an iconic, driving force in the rebirth of contemporary impressionism, and she is quickly recognized as a prolific, modern master.

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