Joshua Lawrence Meador, (seascape)

n.d. Oil on canvas, 19-5/8″ x 26-5/8″. Framed in No. 321—3″ in quartersawn white oak (Medieval Oak stain).

Joshua Lawrence Meador (1911-1965) served as Disney Studio’s Director of Special Animated Effects helping create many famed Disney classics. (Learn more here.) The looseness of this painting called for a simple profile, but the dominant forms of the waves as well as the perspective dictated a scoop profile. The dark brown is the right complement to the cool palette, and highlights the boat.

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