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"Driftwood On The Beach" by Carol Thompson

"As spring arrives on the Northwest coast of Washington State, the 'driftwood on the beach' lies scattered about, left by passing winter storms."

Artist comment:  "During our years of residency in Wasshington State, my husband and I did a lot of travelling to sight-see and collect research material for future paintings (I have a two inch thick sketch book overflowing with drawings and notes).  This painting in oil on canvas is a result of one of those memorable times.  As winter storms buffet the shoreline, huge trees are undermined and fall into the surf.  Smashed and battered by waves, they become driftwood washed up on sandy shores.  I am fascinated by the shapes of twisted roots, counter pointed by straight lengths of a remaining trunk. I used oil on canvas to portray this chaotic scene.  The 'C' composition is balanced by three 'stack' rocks.  The foreground wave leads the eye into the picture and the background wave and receeding surface water strengthen the angle.  I chose blue to dominate the scheme with warm brown as a complement."


Original Oil Painting

"Driftwood On The Beach" is a 12" X 24" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas

Private Collection - Ogden, Utah

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

DOTB4-US 4" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
DOTB6-US 6" X 12" image size - $32 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
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DOTB10-US 10" X 20" image size - $60 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"Driftwood On The 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 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