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"TRLBY Meets TRLBY" by Carol Thompson

"Welcome to the wonderful world of sport kite flying, where a stack of 'TRLBY Meets TRLBY' at the edge of the sea."

Artist comment:  "My husband, Ed, and I are avid kite flyers and there is no more exciting pasttime than being at the controls of a stack of maneuverable, colorful, and easy to fly vintage TRLBY kites.  Here we practice 'staying out of each other's way'!  Grab two straps and catch the wind!  Back home in my studio I reproduced those moments with pastel on heavy watercolor paper.  Starting with a brief sketch, I painted sky, water, and sand.  Then the kites!  I painted the 'rainbow' stacks from light to dark.  Then came the challenge of the 100 foot tails.  With a steady hand, I articulated each narrow band all in one continuous stroke of pastel pencil. With a thin point I lightly indicated the lines, and it was completed;  a thrilling memory of a day of kite flying at the beach."


Original Pastel Painting

"TRLBY Meets TRLBY" is an 18" X 24" pastel painting on Arches 140# watercolor paper

$3,000
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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

TMT6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
TMT9-US 9" X 12" image size - $39 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"TRLBY Meets TRLBY" is a limited edition, 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 August 2014.  Image size and substrates vary. 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