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"Seeing Blue Elephants" by Carol Thompson

"Seeing Blue Elephants"

"You have spent an enjoyable weekend at the kite festival when suddenly you look up and are 'seeing blue elephants' playing on the wind."

Artist comment:  "There is an 'urban legend' that if you imbibe to excess, you will see pink elephants.  What do you do to see blue elephants?  You go to the kite festival!  This huge kite filled the sky, towering over the sandy beach.  I photographed it with my digital camera and later in my studio, using the photo for reference, I painted it with pastel on textured Canson Mi-Teintes paper.  I kept the mood soft with various tones of gray and tan.  I then painted the kite with two different blues, a little purple, and black accents to finish the blue elephant kite."


Original Pastel Painting

"Seeing Blue Elephants" is a 24 1/2" X 19" pastel painting on Mi-Teintes paper.

$3,300
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n, 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 February 2013.  Image size and substrates vary. All prints are signed and numbered by the artist and include a

"Seeing Blue Elephants" is a limited editio 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