"USCG Buoy Tender Fir" by Carol Thompson

"The United States Coast Guard Buoy Tender 'Fir' glides quietly down the Columbia river near Astoria, Oregon on it's way to the sea.

Artist comment:  "Painting boats of all kinds is a passion for me. I am fortunate to live on the Northwest coast of Washington State, where I am able to observe all manner of craft, from working tugs to huge cargo vessels. In this pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes textured pastel paper, I captured a U.S. Coast Guard buoy tender heading out to do it's job. What a thrill it must be to actually watch the crew go about their task! I know it was a delight to capture the craft with it's insignia and strong color as she passed by my vantage point. After a preliminary sketch, I painted the background hills and all the water (noting the ripples on the surface). Lastly I rendered the ship, relishing in the many details. What an impressive vessel!


Original Pastel Painting

"USCG Buoy Tender Fir" is an 18" X 24" pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes paper

$3.000 + S & H

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"USCG Buoy Tender Fir" 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 March 2016.  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.

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©2016 Carol Thompson