'Sea Painting is Memory Painting'
Frederick J. Waugh said, "Sea painting is of necessity memory painting, even while the artist is directly facing it with his canvas."
Frederick J. Waugh Seascape
"When the water is in movement, the painter can capture it only by fixing firmly in his mind just what it has done and is likely to be doing again in a particular instant. The waves will not wait. They must be caught and held by the eye before being transmitted to the brush."