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"Shoreline Monolith" by Carol Thompson

"The last rays of the setting sun highlight a line of floating clouds, drifting lazily behind the looming dark silhouette of a large 'shoreline monolith'.  A quiet rivulet trickles to meet the calm sea that gently rises and falls to signal the end of a wonderful day."

Artist comment:  "Sometimes giving the piece a title is the most difficult part of painting.  In this medium sized oil painting on stretched canvas, that step was easy.  The looming darkness of the offshore stack rock at sunset was just that, a monolith.  Its presence dominates the scene, yet the vivd colors of the sky and deep jewel tones in the water, hold their own against the silhouette of the rock.  The patches of wet sand at the bottom, and both sides, complete a "triangle" composition.  The sun has just set, so there is no shadow, however, there is a strong reflection on the surface of the water  The rocks were completed entirely with palette knife with the exception of the rivulets of water running down the base of the large rock.  Everything else was painted with bristle brushes for smooth detail."


 

Original Oil Painting

"Shoreline Monolith" is a 30" X 24" original oil paiinting on stretched canvas

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Limited Edition Giclée Print
 
SHO10US 10" X 8" image size - $33 USD + S & H UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here
SHO13US 13" X 10" image size - $44 USD + S & H UltraSmooth Paper** Order Here

"Shoreline Monolith" is a limited edition, giclée print from an original pastel painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 3600 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (3500 numbered and 100 artist proofs).  Release date is December 1998.  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.

©2015 Carol Thompson