"End Of Day" by Carol Thompson
"As the sun sets over the vast ocean, you
pause to take in the final glow of sky and clouds and bright reflections;
the shimmer of sunlight on the crest of the waves; the silhouette
of dark wet rocks. A perfect scene at the 'end of the day'."
Artist comment: "This is another in my "setting sun" seascape series. The setting is
the Oregon coast at the wayside at Fogarty Creek, where I love to
watch the waves at the end of the day. In my observations of
the ocean at this time, I noted (contrary to many artists'
interpretations), that, due to the curvature of the earth, the low angle
of the sun does NOT send a flashing glimmer across the surface of the sea.
As this oil painting on stretched canvas depicts, the sea is already dark
with the lengthening shadows, while the sky is still bright with the last
light. There is just enough sun to light up the translucent tips
of the rolling water, and highlight the foam bursting off the crest of
the waves. The composition and brush strokes exemplify the "Z" shape
that is so often found in my work."
"End Of The Day" is a 24" X 24" original oil painting on stretched canvas.