This is an older sketch but I'm finally getting around and started painting this one:
Here is a screen shot of all the junk I'm looking at when I'm
working on a painting. This one is going to be challenging but I have the help of fantastic reference.
Inspiration/reference: Stanhope Alexander Forbe "Fish Sale on a Cornish Beach"
and the one in the corner is a Caspar David Friedrich painting.
Both have fantastic color and also I study the transition between the ocean and the beach- how the water looks when it approaches the wet sand. Also Forbe's Paintings (As well as Winslow Homer ) have given me tips on clothing and lifestyle of "fisher folk"
And here is a little weathervane I painted this morning: