"Foam Swirls" by Carol Thompson

"The wind kicks up and creates 'foam swirls' on the surface of the sea."

Artist comment:  "On a windy morning at the edge of the sea, the sun is beginning to break through the clouds. The churning of the water has created myriads of foamy circles on the troughs between waves. It is one of many circumstances that I have observed, sketched, and eventually painted with oil on stretched canvas. I chose a dark purple/blue for my basic background sky and the sea in the foreground, deepening it for the horizon. Next, I mixed a dark green in the rising wave. I made it lighter for the translucent breaking water. Finally, I created a warm white for the highlights, placing it mainly on the surface of the rising wave, and the top of the splash. Three 'm' birds are the finishing touch."


Original Oil Painting

"Foam Swirls" is an 18" X 24" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas

Private Collection

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

FOSW6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
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"Foam Swirls" 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 2016.  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.

©2016 Carol Thompson