Leaving Keehi Lagoon is always an exciting adventure, for as soon as you leave the lagoons protection you are sitting in 10,000 miles(17,000 kilometers) of raw pacific ocean and exposed to such strong trade winds out here that your boat will completely turn on its side with every strong gust coming through the islands deep valleys..original seascape oil on 3x primed canvas 16″ × 20″ n hand painted by Hawaii seascape artist Joseph Ruff.

Hawaii Seascape artist Joseph Y. Ruff. Seascapes in oils on st
retched 3x primed canvas.

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  • Marriet
    Marrietover 3 years ago

    Now that looks like fun. I sailed once when I was in Maui! It was a great time.
    You DO love color!

  • Thanks Marriet, it is fun but its even more exciting because being out here in the middle of the Pacific ( which isn’t peaceful for long) you get the full effect of 10,000 miles of sea the instant you leave the protection of the harbor your out there in the middle of it , gusty trades n all coming down the island valleys in sworls and hitting your sails so hard it almost knocks you over!

    – jyruff

  • WhiteDove Studio kj gordon
    WhiteDove Stud...over 3 years ago

    hipahipa brah’

  • thanks white Dove, going out Keehi lagoon, past sand Island into the unknown,haha ..n lovin it!!!

    – jyruff

  • Jonathan Bartlett
    Jonathan Bartlettover 3 years ago

  • Thank You Jonathan for leveling the playing field…I think the paintings look good in there..a nice complement to all the digitals.

    – jyruff

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 3 years ago

    JUNE 13th, 2011

    Your participation with works/votes it is greatly appreciated

  • Hi Mary,Thank You for the feature, just tickles me when I can make you smile

    – jyruff

    GEORGE SANDERSONover 3 years ago

    Congratulations! This work has been featured in the Realist Paintings About Water group – 13 june 2011

  • Thank you so much Kind sir real water is the greatest compliment I can receive, take care and thanks for all your support

    – jyruff

  • shanghaiwu
    shanghaiwuover 3 years ago
  • Thanks so much Wu,so nice of you for the honor!

    – jyruff

  • Elizabeth Bravo
    Elizabeth Bravoover 3 years ago

    Well, this is simply gorgeous……I have been watching your work in SoJie13 and I have to say that I have not browsed your portfolio before. WOW….that colors are just vibrating off the screen at me. You really do such an awesome job with color!!
    As you know I am in the midst of being thrust into leader ship…..so I better go and get back to work…..but I just wanted to say THANK YOU SO MUCH for your encouraging words. I really appreciate it. I will be back to have a browse what the show is over!!! lol

  • Awww Elizabeth, you are so kind with your words..I do love color ..Thats why I use only oils ..just love the saturation ..and I have learned a few good ways to really make colors pop!mostly with undercoating and placement of "enhancing colors in key surrounding areas (color placement next to eachother is so much more important than just more and more bright colors or even atmospheric perspective (which is so effective in landscape luminosity..Thanks for taking out your personal (busy) time for just me ..you Frannie Mary (and many new others) are all becoming so dear to me I feel spoiled already for just being the new kid!..well I may be not a kid ..but you all are great “moms” to me always taking care of things and being so dependably responsible for all of us ..Thank Liz.

    – jyruff

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderover 2 years ago

    Very nice

  • Thank you so much, glad you like it ! aloha, Joseph.

    – jyruff

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 09/05/2012

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  • Wonderful to hear this from you Deborah, Thank you so much for this great feature!! I appreciate all you do for us , aloha, Joseph!

    – jyruff

  • Laddie Halupa
    Laddie Halupaover 2 years ago

  • Great to hear Laddie, Thank you so much for this fabulous feature!! Glad you like it! aloha, Joseph :))

    – jyruff

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