"Lift Off" by Carol Thompson

"On a beautiful Spring morning a group of colorful hot air balloons begins to `lift off` into the crisp, cool air."

ARTIST`S COMMENT: "As a departure from my typical subject of the sea, I decided to illustrate the versatility of my abilities by painting a scene that captivated me with its color and variety; hot air balloons. The location was the airport in Olympia, Washington. I began with a sketch on a small stretched canvas. First, I filled in the background sky and grassy field. Then, one at a time, I articulated each unique and colorful balloon. As they ascended, they seemed to diminish in size giving the impression of different sizes. I especially liked that they were each a different color and design. (My personal favorite is the red, white, and black one.) Finally, I placed the baskets and, voila!, lift off."


Original Oil Painting

"Lift Off" is a 14" X 7" original oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection
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Limited Edition Giclée Print
LFOF8US 8" X 4" image size - $24 USD + S & H UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
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"Lift Off" 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 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.

©2016 Carol Thompson