This impasto oil and wax painting depicts a close-up view of a crashing wave. It is created in an abstract style with bold gesture and color. Several thick layers of oil paint and wax are piled, carved and shaped in an impasto technique to create a dynamic and sculptural quality.
The artwork is part of a series titled "Sea Power", which is inspired by the movement and energy of the ocean. It expresses the transformative power and vitality of the sea along with its intimate link to human emotion.