I see the pale moon rising.


"Bad Moon on the Rise" was a chart song way back when, Linda. It would fit a fine painting.

Thank you Jim - Nice to we are on the same page.

I think as a close up of the moon it is very unusual and worth thinking about for another painting. The light on the edge of central image and the detail of the inner part are outstanding and the outer part is just enough to set it in place .Really good piece of authentic study.

Many thanks for your comment John. I might well do a more detailed study, without it being covered in cloud. I have some photos from S Africa, where the moon really loos like a pearl hanging in the sky.

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I wish I hadn’t started this. I will never know if it is finished, because I didn’t know what I was aiming for. Oil paint on gessoed foam board. In it’s earlier stages it looked a lot like a fried egg and I will never be able to wipe that from my brain! But here it is anyway.

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Linda Wilson

Since retiring from a career in education and training management, I returned to art after a gap of 40 years. Now I travel was much as I can with my husband and take an enormous amount of photographs, some of which I use as reference photos. Meanwhile, I take a weekly course in portraiture and…

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