"Seven Waves" by Carol Thompson

"They say every seventh wave is a big one.  Here it comes!"

Artist comment: "This oil painting on canvas was conceived to depict that old adage about the seventh wave.  From observation during my forty years of studying the ocean, I found it to be mostly true.  Therefore, it was a natural for me to paint in oil on canvas that faithful truism.  I sketched the composition with neutral toned oil.  Starting with the sky blue, I began at the top and reserved that blue for the foam on the surface of the sea.  With a palette knife, I painted the headlands and rocks.  Then I put in the translucent waves, at  the same time rendering the cloud bank on the horizon.  When the green water had 'set-up', I began the intricate foam patterns.  I highlighted the rocks;  painted the trees and swirled in the splashing white froth.  At last I did the highlights on the top of the waves."

Original Oil Painting

"Seven Waves" is a 24" X 30" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas


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"Seven Waves" 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 February 2014.  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 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