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"Black Opal" by Carol Thompson

Black Opal

"This beautiful 12 point triple star box kite was built and is being flown by Bill Goble of Portland, Oregon. The original design is by Edmund Foskett of England and has been enlarged upon by Bill Goble. The intricacies of design and colorful patterns make this kite a fascinating addition to the sky."

Artist comment:  "How very wonderful it is to see the many bright and colorful kites at any of the kite flying events around the world.  When an international venue is held on the west coast of Washington State, I cannot miss the opportunity to go and research the newest and most creative designs.  This beautiful multi-winged box kite was truly one of the best.  It seemed to shimmer in the sky.  When I returned to my Olympia, Washington studio, it was my first choice to render with oil on canvas.  The design was so intriguing; the colors so well placed.  I enjoyed every moment of this 'labor of love'."


"Black Opal" Original Oil Painting

"Black Opal" is a 24" X 27" oil painting on stretched canvas.  Painted in 1989.

Private Collection -- Newport, Oregon 

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

BLA8-US 8" X 9" image size - $30 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Black Opal"is a limited edition, giclée print from an original oil painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 2050 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (2000 numbered and 50 artist proofs).  Originally the edition was released as photolithographs in April 1989 on 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover paper (neutral ph) and discontinued in September 2009.  The remainder of the edition was released in June 2011 as archival giclee prints in a variety of image sizes and substrates.  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