"Happy Holly Day" by Carol Thompson

"Of all the symbols representing Christmas, only the bright and cheery holly says ‘happy holly day’!

Artist comment:  "I really enjoyed creating this pastel painting of holly and ivy intersected by a bright red ribbon. I kept in mind an old ballad about the ‘Holly And The Ivy’! I sketched the composition, keeping in mind a good balance and a pleasing composition. The ribbon is the ’hook’ that ties it all together. I painted all the background darks, then from left to right began to render leaves, light and dark as appropriate. I did the ribbon as I went along. Lastly I put on the highlights to give the holly it’s shine.


Original Pastel Painting

"Happy Holly Day" is an 8" X 18" pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes paper

$1.000 + S & H

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

HHDY4-US 4" X 9" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
HHDY8-US 8" X 18" image size - $49 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Happy Holly Day" 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 December 2015.  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.

©2015 Carol Thompson