Blue Moon 4

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Blue Moon 4 by Amy Crook

Blue Moon 4 by Amy Crook

This piece took forever! Twelve weeks of little spirals in the interstices of my day, fifteen minutes here and an hour there, until finally, finally it’s done.

I really liked the texture pattern on the couch in B is for Baker Street, interior, and so I thought, wouldn’t that make a cool pattern for the night sky around this mysterious blue moon? I really need to learn to think before I start spiraling sometimes, though, because the difference between that wee couch and this big piece of paper was a lot of hours. So many hours. @_@

I actually really love the result, though, and I’ve got the piece on display in my studio until someone takes it home to decorate their own life.

Blue Moon 4, 8″x8″ pen & ink and watercolor on Fluid watercolor paper.

Blue Moon 4, framed art by Amy Crook

Blue Moon 4, framed art by Amy Crook

I’ve framed this beautiful piece and hung it on the wall above my writing desk.

Why yes, that is a Jack in the Box holiday-themed antenna ball, why do you ask?

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