Moon Dark

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Moon Dark, art by Amy Crook

Moon Dark by Amy Crook

I really love how stark and simple this piece is. I was tempted to add more color to it, but in the end I think the copper moon and golden, salt-haoled stars are best on their own. In a simple black frame, it’s really striking, a slice of night for a desk, wall or bedside table.

Moon Dark, 5″x5″ watercolor and salt on paper, nfs.

Moon Dark, detail, by Amy Crook

Moon Dark, detail, by Amy Crook

Here you can see how the salt picked up a tiny bit of the iridescence from the paint, though mostly it sparkles all on its own.

Moon Dark, framed art by Amy Crook

Moon Dark, framed art by Amy Crook

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