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"Haystack & TRLBY Stack"

"When you hear the word 'haystack', you may envision large offshore rock formations, the most notable of them Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, Oregon.  When someone says 'TRLBY stack', a picture of bright colorful diamond-shaped kites comes to mind.  Put the two images together and you have a not-to-be-forgotten memory of a day on the coast."

When my family discovered Haystack Rock at Cannon Beach, Oregon, we also discovered (simultaneously) the joy of flying Trlby kites.  We bought one and learned how to launch and control a two line kite.  Soon we had purchased two more and were taught how to join them in tandem to make spectacular circles and swoops in the sky.  I don't recall which wore out first, me or the boys, but the painting expresses the fun we had.  This small watercolor on Arches 140# hot-pressed watercolor paper, is a result of the memory of that day.  The sky was brightly overcast to show off the vivid colors of the "new" kites.  Only the massive mound of rock seems to keep one from floating off into the kingdom of childhood on the tails of the kites.  

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Limited Edition Giclée Print
H22-6 6" X 7 ½" image size - $15 USD + S & H
H22-8 8" X 10" image size - $19 USD + S & H
H22-10 10" X 12 ½" image size - $23 USD + S & H

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"Haystack & TRLBY Stack" (H22) 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 May 1999. Image size and substrates vary.  Image size and substrates vary.  This substrate is acid free 80 pound Curtis Brightwater cover.

Original Watercolor Painting Note Card
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Note: Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors. 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.

© 2002 Carol Thompson