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"Beached Buoy" by Carol Thompson

"A beached buoy lies in the surf at the edge of the sea, having been torn loose from its mooring during a recent storm."

Artist comment:  "One day, as my husband and I walked on the beach near Westport, Washington, we heard a sad moaning sound repeating regularly.  Naturally curious, we followed the sound to see a 'bell buoy' lying on its side in the surf.  With each wave the buoy emitted that sound.  It was a fascinating subject to paint in oil  It is sort of quirky and fun.  I like the 'hot' red surrounded by all that blue, and the black base adds a feeling of 'weight' to the subject.  The bands of beach and wave repeat the linear lines in the composition, while the splash breaks them up."


Original Oil Painting

"Beached Buoy" is an 24" X 24" oil painting on stretched canvas

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

BBY6-US 6" X 6" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
BBY8-US 8" X 8" image size - $28 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
BBY10-US 10" X 10" image size - $37 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"Beached Buoy" is a limited edition, giclee 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 October 1986 on 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover paper (neutral ph) and discontinued in September 2009.  The remainder of the edition was released in February 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 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