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"Grey Day"

"Skies promise rain as dark rocks loom from a blanket of misty fog.  Waves break near shore in a momentary glow of color on a 'grey day'."


ARTIST COMMENT
A grey day is typical of fall and winter on the Pacific Coast of Washington and Oregon.  This scene was inspired by the stacks of rocks near Bandon, Oregon.  It was so darkly overcast that no sun shone on the sea, yet, the brilliance of the floating foam and splashes seemed to have a light of their own.  The black rocks were painted with a palette knife to indicate the sharp ruggedness of the volcanic flow from prehistoric volcanos.  By using cool green in the waves, the whole scene is one of a cold winter day. 

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Original Oil Painting

24" X 48"

Private Collection
 

Limited Edition Print 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