Friday, March 22, 2013

The Chase

The Chase
Galveston Island, Texas
8 x 8
Oil on Panel
Randall Cogburn


Another salty air sea scene by the sea shore where Suzy sells sea shells on the sea wall lol. The Chase, two sailboats sailing around off Galveston Island, Texas.


  1. I love the movement you've captured here.

  2. Wow, I love that painting, you have really captured the waves.
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog and becoming a new follower, I appreciate it.
    Now, I wonder, have you ever read the book "Sailing Alone Around The World"? It is a classic. I just read it this past year and try to tell everyone I know to read it!
    Okay, you just found me and I am telling you what books to read! Sorry, but if you read it, you will know why I am telling you this, it's just so good!

  3. Hi Randall! Thanks for visiting my blog the other day. I'm glad it led me back to your blog. We had a vacation in the Galveston area last summer and it was a great place. To anser your question-it was a bass I painted, but a largemouth one, not a sea bass. I hope I did it right! My hubby is quite the fisherman so i was doing some fish paintings for him.

  4. I don't think I've read that one Kay. I've read some sailing type books which I'll try to name here one is called 'Sloop' about a guy who rebuilds a Herreshoff 15 gaff rigged sailboat which I really like and one about Benjamin and Gannon classic wooden ship builders who work on Martha's Vineyard I think, a really interesting book. Another about a guy who builds a boat using some type of hide over in Uk I think and sails across the atlantic/ or paddles I forget which. I've read one of Patrick O'Briens first novels of his sailing series, tough read for sure. That's about it so far.

    Jane, Galveston is a nice place to visit, and Chorpus Christi is a nice place also much clearer water, haven't been there in a while though.