"First Flight" by Carol Thompson

First Flight

"As the sun rises, illuminating the sea, a pair of brown pelicans passes by on their ‘first flight’ of the day."

Artist comment:  "Observing pelicans is a fascinating pastime. On the Washington Coast at Seaview, I saw a group of them coming in to land on the beach near the surf to preen and rest. Apparently they had finished feeding and settled on a protected sand bar to rest and digest their breakfast. I chose pastel to paint this pair on Canson Mi-Teintes paper. I sketched the birds, then filled in the background sea and sky, concentrating on the colors of the morning light. Finally I detailed the pelicans with careful attention to detail.”


Original Pastel Painting

"First Flight" is a 25" X 19" pastel painting on Canson Mi-Teintes paper

$3.300 + S & H
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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

FSFT8-US 8" X 6" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
FSFT12-US 12" X 9" image size - $39 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"First Flight" 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 September 2010. 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 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