These waves are based on photographs taken at Marazion, Cornwall, in December 2013.
The painting itself was started off with the leftover paint from Corfe Cirrocumulus - you can see the streak of yellow in the animated gif, below. While that yellow paint may not be evident in the finished painting, it did contribute to the mix as it blended with subsequent layers.
|Animated gif: In progress
Oil on canvas, 10 x 14"