"Shades Of Purple" by Carol Thompson

"The joy of wave watching is to see the ocean in many different moods, even 'shades of purple'."

Artist comment:  "The day is overcast and the sun obscured by the density of the cloud cover. There is only enough light left at the end of the day to illuminate the thin tips of rising waves and cause a semblance of translucency. All else is an evening shade of purple. In my studio with oil paint on stretched canvas, I reproduced this event. After painting the sky and foreground water, I began the delightful exercise of painting the swirling foam patterns, leaving the translucencies and deep water for later. Then with dark green I put in the wave, lightening it for the rising wave tops. Next I put in the foam patterns that are being swept up the face of the wave. Finally, I brushed in the splash and white on the tips of the wave. Three seagulls in the sky completed the painting of an evening with 'shades of purple'."


Original Oil Painting

"Shades Of Purple" is a 12" X 30" oil painting on stretched canvas

$3,600 + S & H

(please contact artist for purchase information)

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"Shades Of Purple" 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 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