Friday, January 8, 2010

Moon and Tree

I just recently sent out a commission i did for someone who works at a radio station in Edmonton called The Bounce. This would be his 5th purchase from me! WOW I have a fan!!

Anyways, the painting was pretty challenging as it was BIG, for one(it's been awhile since i did anything that big!), two, it was supposed to have one of my moon men in it along with a tree and three, i decided i wanted to use ripped tissue to cover the background(which meant i had to tediously place and stick tiny pieces of tissue between all the branches of the tree, and still make it look like it was getting lighter as it got closer to the moon) FYEW!

It needed to be dark, blue and landscape(instead of portrait). I had tons of different ruffs to figure out how i was going to do it, but it wasn't until i saw the movie, "I Sell The Dead" starring Ron Perlman and saw one scene with a tree on the left and moon in the distance, that i immediately found inspiration... You'd think that it would be pretty easy to place a tree and a moon in a painting together, but lemme tell ya... i was having a hard time!

Anyways, here is as idea of what it looked like! The only one like it... "Moon and Tree"

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