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Mixed media on canvas. (Collage, water-based paints plus pigments and gold leaf on canvas).
From my ‘Night Skies’ series, some in response to a particular date in the past or present, some more general. In turn they’re part of my ‘Origins’ series which revolves around the stories, myths and science surrounding our attempts over millennia to describe the beginnings of the universe and our own place in it.
We’ve had some wonderful astronomical events in the last year: solar eclipses, comet showers, sun flares – and spectacular full moons. This is one I couldn’t resist and I waited for this month’s harvest moon to complete it.