"Three Stacks" by Carol Thompson

"'Three stacks' of volcanic rock were formed when the ocean eroded the surrounding soil, eons ago."

Artist comment:  "Although this is purely an imaginary scene, it is not to say that it could not be nor hasn`t been. So, when I began the sketch, I 'built' a group of three stack rocks as they may appear in today`s world. The time is early afternoon. The view is Southerly. The waves are pushing relentlessly from the West. I started the color with a clear blue which I carried onto the frothy foam. As I have often observed, the water farther away will seem darker at the horizon. When I had finished the background, I painted the middle ground water a soft blue. Then the rising splash was made just slightly darker with a touch of green. From back to front, I rendered the offshore rocks; each becoming a little bit darker as they are closer to the viewer. Next, I did the big splash with it`s foam patterns. Finally, with a palette knife, I painted the rocks across the bottom foreground. A little hint of runoff on the formations, and the scene was complete."


Original Oil Painting

"Three Stacks" is a 20" X 30" oil painting on gallery wrapped stretched canvas

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

TSTK6-US 6" X 9" image size - $27 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
TSTK8-US 8" X 12" image size - $37 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"Three Stacks" 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 March 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 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.

©2016 Carol Thompson