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"Tidal Watch" by Carol Thompson

Tidal Watch

"The tide is rising and winds begin to gust as a storm blows in from the Northwest.  It is an awesome and breathtaking sight to stand at a distance and 'tidal watch'."

Artist comment:  "I am always seeking a new approach to my favorite subject, the sea. The idea of depicting the wave from the side has long intrigued me, therefore, I chose that composition for this oil painting on canvas.  Because I paint realistically, this was an appropriate venue to show the patterns of foam that float on the surface of the waves after they have crashed against the black rocks found frequently on the wild Northwest Pacific coast.  As is my style, I painted the rock with a palette knife to indicate the sharp, roughness of the volcanic formation. The mood is dark, somber, as if the world is waiting for the impending storm to break with all its fury, and send man and bird alike, scurrying for shelter."


Original Oil Painting

"Tidal Watch" is an 18" X 24" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection -- Bellingham, Washington

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Archival Limited Edition Giclée Prints

TID6-US 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
TID9-US 9" X 12" image size - $39 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here

"Tidal Watch" 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 January 2001.  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.

©2013 Carol Thompson