"A Black Sand Beach" by Carol Thompson

"It is a grey overcast day as the ocean rolls steadily onto 'a black sand beach'."

Artist comment:  "Typical of the Pacific Northwest, the sky is overcast at the first light of day with just enough brightness to show the rolling waves as they rush to shore. A formation of volcanic black rock breaks the flow into foam patterns that sink into the sand or recede to meet the next incoming waves. The substrate of tung wood was an unusual choice. I received it to experiment with, and found it interesting and challenging and quite satisfying to paint on with traditional oil paint. I began, as usual, with a preliminary sketch, then painted from top to bottom, finishing the elements as I went. Finally, I put in the white highlights on rocks and water."


Original Oil Painting

"A Black Sand Beach" is an 18" X 24" oil painting on tung wood

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

ABSB6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
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"A Black Sand Beach" is a limited edition, giclée print from an original oil painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 3600 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (3500 numbered and 100 artist proofs).  Release date is March 2016.  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.

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©2016 Carol Thompson