"Haystack In Summer" by Carol Thompson

"A leisurely stroll on the beach at Cannon Beach, allows a dramatic view of the 'haystack in summer'."

Artist comment:  "Haystack rock at Cannon Beach on the Oregon coast is visible from the coast highway for many miles. Once you get up close, the enormity of this ancient volcanic monolith is breathtaking. I have painted the rock in different kinds of weather in all seasons, using oil or watercolor media. In this watercolor on 140# Arches watercolor paper, I first sketched the composition, focusing on a triangle design. I carefully painted all the blues (leaving white paper for the clouds and waves). I then rendered the rocks and beach, doing the darks and lights to indicate shadows and sunlight. The beach was also done in a variety of values. The driftwood in the foreground was added to increase the illusion of depth and scope."


Watercolor Painting

"Haystack In Summer" is a 10" X 14" watercolor painting on 140# hot-pressed watercolor paper

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints 

H12-6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
H12-10-US 10" X 14" image size - $47 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"Haystack In Summer" is a limited edition, giclée print from an original watercolor painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 3600 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (3500 numbered and 100 artist proofs).  Release date is November 2015.  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.

©2015 Carol Thompson