"Zig-Zag" by Carol Thompson

"It is such a rare opportunity to see a series of waves pushing on toward shore in a zig-zag fashion, each one catching the light at its apex."

Artist comment:  "The onshore wind that is bringing a storm in from the ocean, is roughing the surface of the sea into multiple waves that seem to zig-zag as they rush toward the beach. When I saw this occurence, I was intrigued. I commited the scene to memory, to paint later in my studio. I chose a square format to capture the scope of the swells so that each one could stand on its own. I painted the sky, reserving that same color for the 'troughs'. After rendering the cloud bank, I went right to work painting the translucent waves. The way they follow one another leads the viewer`s eye forward in a pleasing rhythm. The low angle of sunlight highlights the crests of the waves, and creates a star-like sparkle on top. The foam patterns on the waves further suggest the upward rise of the swells. A few birds in the sky complete the mood of the seascape."


Original Oil Painting

"Zig-Zag" is a 24" X 24" oil painting on stretched canvas.


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Archival Limited Edition Giclee Prints

ZGZG6-US 6" X 6" image size - $24 USD + S & H* UltraSmooth Paper**   Order Here
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"Zig-Zag" 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 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