Painting Process

Painting Process Navy Beach in Montauk Long Island

Navy Beach Montauk Painting by Borbay

When hockey teammate and friend Peter Niemi invited yours truly to join him in Montauk, I set the land-speed record for the word ‘yes’.

So, fellow artist Paul Zepeda and yours true hit the rails and arrived in Montauk on Tuesday afternoon, in search of a great painting location. Without pause, Peter recommended Navy Beach… jackpot.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

After a quick chat with the team, Director of Operations Martin graciously granted us permission to set-up and get our paint on.

If you like to have it now, please feel free to view the entire painting process in 1:00 — set to the amazing sounds of Pete Pidgeon and Arcoda. Now, on to the recap…

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Knowing the sunset would eventually look something like this, I decided for a fiery palette. After the jump, the entire tale of a fine Montauk evening.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

The scene and my position… in the lounge, surrounded by beautiful people.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Going for the warm sunset sky, and a quick colorful layout.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Mr. Zepeda, taking a brief painting pause to assist some aspiring boarders — always a gentleman.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Getting structural with some heavy outlines, a notorious indulgence for yours truly.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Pointillism is all the rage.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Getting in there with a shadowy purple tone to help reflect the shifting planes of light.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Had to lay the picture on the ground for an accurate color reading… the brighter tones on the wood are now popping.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

One last snap before signing… added bright blue to punch-up the windows, and complement the sky (pun).

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

Just prior to signing, a smoldering sea setting the stage for a spectacular sunset.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting by Borbay

And my Navy Beach at sunset painting — complete.

This Painting Has Sold Click to See More Work

Now, for a few more action snaps.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

In the absence of the sun, the clouds quickly become a kaleidoscope of colors.

Paul Zepeda Navy Beach Montauk by Borbay

Artist Paul Zepeda reflecting on a fine moment in life.

Pete and Sam Navy Beach Montauk by Borbay

Our gracious hosts minus one, Pete and Sam, enjoying the great view.

Navy Beach Montauk Painting Process by Borbay

There we go.

Memory Hotel Montauk by Borbay

For dinner, we took a trip into town for a large bacon and pepperoni pizza, well done of course, and we stumbled upon the Memory Hotel. Up next? My Montauk Beach Bungalow painting.

Finally, a big thank you to the Niemi’s, Navy Beach, Martin Cabrera and Leyla Marchetto

Comments

  1. [...] For a breath-taking recap of the evening and the creation of an inspired view of the restaurant click here. [...]

  2. [...] day in Montauk, another painting. Following an amazing evening at Navy Beach, Paul Zepeda and me hit Ditch Plains beach in search of good [...]

  3. [...] Peter Niemi, Paul Zepeda and yours truly spent some time in Montauk… this is a painting of Navy Beach… (great [...]