"Expectations" by Carol Thompson


"You go to the beach anticipating an exciting adventure and your 'expectations' are totally fulfilled."

Artist comment:  "Creating titles for my paintings is an ongoing challenge.  How many, after all, 'seascape with rocks' can there be?  And, I am not one to start numbering them, so I need to come up with clever names.  In this case it was not difficult.  I am always 'expecting' the next big wave to crash on the rocks, throwing spray high into the air.  (Hence the name).  I began with the sky, painting it as though there is a storm out at sea.  Then I put in the translucent wave, rolling splashes, and foam patterns on the surface of the sea.  Finally I painted the headland and foreground rock, finishing with the water run-off."


Original Oil Painting

"Expectations" is an 8" X 20" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection - Tumwater, Washington

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"Expectations" 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 April 2012.  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.

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©2012 Carol Thompson