Secrets

‘Secrets kept her from being lonely’ — acrylic on canvas, 405 x 505 mm. Available.

‘Secrets kept her from being lonely’ is my latest six-word painting. It features (most of) a supermoon and many (many) layers of stars. It’s impossible to take a good photo of this painting now that it’s varnished and super glossy… and prior to varnishing, the colours weren’t nearly as rich and deep and dark. So what you see here will have to do. In real life, the moon and the stars are brighter than the blue text, and the night sky is blue, black, and purple. 🌕✨

And if you want to know a secret, this painting was inspired by a photograph I took of a blue supermoon in 2015. I can’t tell you how thrilled I was when I discovered that I not only had a good shot of the moon’s surface, I could also see the different colours of the surrounding stars. Not a bad effort for my little nothing-fancy camera : ) 📷

2 thoughts on “Secrets

  1. Claudia McGill

    I love this. The combination of the picture (that is open to any interpretation) and the words (also) and then putting them together really makes this painting an experience that expands. It’s beautiful, all the parts alone and together. Mysterious!

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