I got the shapes for this by zooming in on a beach scene
and taking the people out.
12 x 16
Below is the first version,
but the shape of white surf
didn't read well.
And there wasn't enough value contrast
in the blues.
Before I made any changes
I used the Brushes App on my I pad
to experiment with different designs and colors.
Here are some of them:
It's a great tool to quickly compare and "try on"
different colors together
before diving in.