"Cat Nap" by Carol Thompson

"On a lazy summer afternoon the time is perfect (as is any time) for a 'cat nap'.  But note!  One eye is almost open and the ears are always alert.”

Artist comment:  "I am a 'cat' person.  Perhaps you are as well.  In that case,  you can relate to the warm late summer afternoon, when the family cat settles down for a quick nap in the soft leaves beneath its favorite tree.  I composed the painting with the cools and warms divided horizontally, purposefully centering the subject . I wanted, also to indicate a light cream-colored coat shining in the sunlight.  You will see (upon closer inspection) that there are pinks, lavenders,  yellow and blue in the fur.  It was intriguing to punch up the complimentary colors:  yellow-green against purple-blue in the surrounding background and foreground.  I used bright white 80# cover stock paper to permit me to present the cat as a soft, delicate creature."


Original Pastel Painting

Private Collection

"Cat Nap" is a 9 1/4" X 12 1/4" original pastel painting on 80# cover paper.
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Limited Edition Giclée Print
CNP6US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
CNP9US 9" X 12" image size - $39 USD + S & H UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Cat Nap" 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 January 2001.  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 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