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"Morning Breakers" by Carol Thompson

Morning Breakers

"'Morning breakers' roll in ahead of rising storm clouds;  the forerunner of a stormy day on the coast."

Artist comment:  "When morning sunlight hits the incoming waves on the coast of the Pacific Northwest, a wonderful emerald color brightens a normally grey sea.  I was fortunate to have been there to experience first hand this delightful scene.  Later in my studio, the oil painting on canvas was easy to render, as the vividness of the water was still with me.  After sketching in the design, I began painting the sky, keeping that same blue to later use to highlight the ripples on the water.  Working from top to bottom, I painted the waves and troughs.  Next I painted the tumbling splashes and foam patterns putting that 'sky' blue in the shadows of the foam.  I finished with a 'golden' white for all the lightest areas.  The dark headland, clouds, and waves were worked in and highlighted where necessary."


Original Oil Painting

"Morning Breakers" is an 18" X 24" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas

$4,300 + S & H

(please contact artist for purchase information)

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

MOBK6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
MOBK9-US 9" X 12" image size - $39 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Morning Breakers" 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.

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