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"Pounding Wave" by Carol Thompson

Pounding Wave

"The Pacific Ocean on the Northwest coast is beautiful but treacherous. On grey windy days such as this, the 'pounding waves' beat against unyielding offshore rock formations in a spectacular display."

Artist comment:  "The simplicity of this composition makes it one of my favorite paintings, and it is one of the most popular of my seascape prints.  I emphasized the brilliance of the translucent waves by making the rock and sky dark with just a hint of sunlight .  Even the deep water is intensified by the brighter blue-white of the floating foam.  The Oregon coast, as usual, was my inspiration for this small oil on stretched canvas. The offshore volcanic rocks meet the head-on assault of the tumbling breakers with an unyielding strength.  That metaphor is the embodiment of my life philosophy."


Original Oil Painting

"Pounding Wave" is an 18" X 24" oil painting on stretched canvas

Private Collection -- Olympia, Washington

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Archival Limited Edition Photolithographic Print

PWV6 6" X 8" image size - $24 USD + S & H
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"Pounding Wave" is a limited edition, photolithograph from an original oil painting by Carol Thompson.  The edition includes 2050 authorized, signed, limited edition prints (2000 numbered and 50 artist proofs).  Release date is October 1986.  Image size is 6" X 8".  Paper size is 8" X 10".  Paper Stock is 80 pound Curtis Brightwater Cover (neutral ph).  Prints are shrink wrapped on foam board.

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Color of images may vary slightly from the actual artwork due to variations in monitors.

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.

©2012 Carol Thompson