"Natoma" by Carol Thompson


"This attractive black and white tug is 30 meters long and 8 meters wide.  She is a Sause Brothers tug, working near Astoria, Oregon on the Columbia River.”

Artist comment:  "Pulling a barge, this large Sause Bros. tug seems to move easily upriver as she approaches the Astoria Bridge.  Working with pastel on textured Canson Mi-Teintes paper, I sketched the scene with a triangle composition, from the bridge, to the boat's stern and across the lower 'third' of the paper.  The line of the tree covered hillside outlines the top 'third'.  I first painted sky and water, taking advantage of the texture of the paper to illustrate the ripply surface of the water.  I carefully blended the clouds at the edges to give them a 'soft' look.  The background trees are a middle value.  I finished with the strong values of the boat with it's distinctive tower and antennas, mast, and stacks.”


Original Pastel Painting

"Natoma" is a 17" X 24" pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes paper

$2,800 + S & H

(please contact artist for purchase information) 

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

NATM5-US 5" X 7" image size - $22 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
NATM10-US 10" X 14" image size - $46 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Natoma" is a limited edition, giclée print from an original pastel painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 3600 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (3500 numbered and 100 artist proofs).  Release date is September 2011. Image size and substrates vary.   All prints are signed and numbered by the artist and include a certificate of authenticity.   Paper prints are shrink wrapped on foam board.   Canvas prints are coated with a protective spray. 

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Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors, so if color is a critical factor, you can order a small sample to verify color accuracy. 

*Please allow up to 2 weeks preparation time for your artwork to be shipped.  Transit time will vary depending on your location.

Some print and/or note card images may be artistically cropped or extended to accommodate the size and/or shape of the artwork.

Note: Prices do not include framing and/or matting.

WARNING: Copyrighted material. All rights reserved. Artwork may not be duplicated in any way without the expressed written consent of the artist. Any reproduction for any purpose is a violation of United States copyright laws.

©2012 Carol Thompson