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"Moolack Beach" by Carol Thompson

Moolack Beach

"A popular scene on the Oregon Coast is Moolack Beach, located north of Newport. With the lighthouse at Yaquina Head in the distance and a lazy fall morning surf below, a group of colorful worm banners, spin socks, and parafoils catch the eye and imagination of travellers."

Artist comment:  "Kite flying is popular on the beaches of the Pacific Northwest, where westerly winds are consistantly sweeping over sandy beaches.  It, therefore, is a perfect setting for kite flying enthusiasts to send aloft a colorful display of fluttering fabric.  Here, in oil on canvas, I recreated the scene near Newport, Oregon.  I sketched the headland and lighthouse and lightly indicated where the kites would be.  I painted sky, sea, and land.  When the background was dry, I did the kites and 'socks'.  Lastly, I drew in a line connecting them to the beach."


Original Oil Painting

"Moolack Beach" is a 24" X 48" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection -- Olympia, Washington

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"Moolack Beach" 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 May 1988 on 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover paper (neutral ph) and discontinued in September 2009.  The remainder of the edition was released in November 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 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