"Moonlight Nights", 18 x 24, Oil on Panel
This painting is still a work in progress but it is mostly done and I have put it away until I can look at it with fresh eyes. There is a group of really fine artists who post their work on Instagram and occasionally there is a "challenge" of some sort. This was done for "the poetry of place" challenge which was started by Donald Jurney and has continued on for the past few weeks. A poem is posted every Friday and the participating artists design and execute and a painting based on that poem. This weeks poem is from Bernard Howe:
The clear sky seems to glow,
with the moon so big and bright.
Lighting up our hill sides,
with an iridescence light.
The shadows hide amongst the trees,
whilst I listen to the gentle breeze.
A night time opera in front of me,
a magical moment under a grand marquee. - Bernard Howe from "Moonlight Nights"