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"Centipede" by Carol Thompson

"A colorful 'Centipede' fills the sky with color and motion. It dances on the wind, causing its translucent colors to change as the sun's rays penetrate multiple layers of bright fabric. Made by Peter Lynn of New Zealand, it is a delight to children of all ages."

Artist comment:  "Against a cool blue sky, an innovative 'kite' design sways in the summer breeze.  I am always amazed by the creativity of kite makers from around the world.  This one was particularly fun to paint.  With oil on canvas, I began with a simple sketch.  I painted the background first, leaving the subject white.  When that dried to the touch, I began the subject with the lightest colors first - drying between colors.  The final darks were meticulously painted, then the small accent 'bird' kite."


Original Oil Painting

"Centipede" is a 21" X 21" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection - Olympia, Washington

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

CEN6-US 6" X 6" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
CEN8-US 8" X 8" image size - $28 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
CEN10-US 10" X 10" image size - $37 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Centipede" 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 February 2014 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.

©2014 Carol Thompson