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"Sky Zoo" by Carol Thompson

"This 'Sky Zoo' includes a friendship flag, traditional Japanese carps, an 18' giraffe, and a lifesize zebra. the giraffe and zebra are the creations of Christopher Silvia of Rhode Island. The zoo was arranged and is being flown by Tom Casselman, also of Rhode Island."

Artist comment:  "When I saw this wonderful display at the international kite festival, I knew I wanted to paint it.  A zoo in the sky!  Imagine that!  This kite maker has quite the creativity!  I chose oil on canvas to depict this scene for its brilliance and my ability to get fine detail. After sketching the diagonal composition, I painted the early morning sky with tones of pink and blue.  Then I did the ocean and sand, saving the kites and figure for last.  The name 'sky zoo' sort of suggested itself as I went along."


Original Oil Painting

"Sky Zoo" is a 28" X 20" oil painting on stretched canvas.

Private Collection -- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

SKZ8-US 8" X 6" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
SKZ14-US 14" X 10" image size - $46 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Sky Zoo" 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 March 2014.  The remainder of the edition was released in March 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