"A Colorful Sea" by Carol Thompson

"The brilliant sunset creates a glow on a line of clouds reflecting down onto 'a colorful sea'."

Artist comment:  "I strive for realism in my seascape paintings.  Sometimes the reality of the scene is so awesome it may seem unreal!  This oil painting on canvas depicts such a moment.  Beginning with the sky, I painted the yellows, gold, and orange and immediately brought those colors into the water to show the troughs between swells.  Then I rendered the greens of waves and the translucencies.  I put a rugged rock on the right by using a palette knife.  When I painted the big splash I was counter balancing the major wave as I kept in mind a zig-zag (or'Z') composition.  The last step was to paint the ever present foam patterns on the surface of the sea and the inevitable runoff on the rocks.  A few bright highlights from a late day sun was the 'icing on the cake!"


Original Oil Painting

"A Colorful Sea" is a 24" X 36" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

ACSE6-US 6" X 9" image size - $27 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
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"A Colorful Sea" 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 February 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