Dark Moon: The Lightest Day the Darkest Moon  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016  For  Indigo Rising , I’ve chosen to spend a year focusing on a single garment. A blue polyester shirt acts as source material for 13 gouaches, which together allude to the waxing and waning moon. This is the first work in the series.    Artist Statement for Indigo Rising

Dark Moon: The Lightest Day the Darkest Moon
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

For Indigo Rising, I’ve chosen to spend a year focusing on a single garment. A blue polyester shirt acts as source material for 13 gouaches, which together allude to the waxing and waning moon. This is the first work in the series.

Artist Statement for Indigo Rising

 This image documents works one - six of thirteen works, which will be displayed in a horizontal line. Each drawing measures 19.25” x 20” (20.5" x 21.25” when framed).

This image documents works one - six of thirteen works, which will be displayed in a horizontal line. Each drawing measures 19.25” x 20” (20.5" x 21.25” when framed).

  Indigo Rising:   Waxing Crescent  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

Indigo Rising: Waxing Crescent
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

  Indigo Rising:  Late  Waxing Crescent  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

Indigo Rising: Late Waxing Crescent
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

  First Quarter: Revolutions  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

First Quarter: Revolutions
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2016

  First Quarter: Revolutions  Detail

First Quarter: Revolutions
Detail

  Left: Indigo Rising Study , collage, 8”x 11”, 2016 Right: My source material, my friend Anne’s old shirt

Left: Indigo Rising Study, collage, 8”x 11”, 2016
Right: My source material, my friend Anne’s old shirt

  Waxing Gibbous: Points on the Terminator  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

Waxing Gibbous: Points on the Terminator
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

  Late Waxing Gibbous: The Sixth Refolding  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

Late Waxing Gibbous: The Sixth Refolding
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

  Full Moon: Mensis, Masah, and Mona  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”5, 2017  This work represents the full moon on longest night of the year. As the moon’s illumination swells to full and back again to new, so do these depictions of Anne’s shirt cast as the moon.

Full Moon: Mensis, Masah, and Mona
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”5, 2017

This work represents the full moon on longest night of the year. As the moon’s illumination swells to full and back again to new, so do these depictions of Anne’s shirt cast as the moon.

  Waning Gibbous: Tides Turning  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

Waning Gibbous: Tides Turning
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

  Late Waning Gibbous:  Dryer than bone Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

Late Waning Gibbous: Dryer than bone
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2017

  Third Quarter: Theia’s Kiss  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

Third Quarter: Theia’s Kiss
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

  Third Quarter: Theia’s Kiss  Detail

Third Quarter: Theia’s Kiss
Detail

  Full Moon ,  Waning Gibbous ,  Late Waning Gibbous , and  Third Quarter  of  Indigo Rising  Each drawing measures 19.25” x 20,” Gouache on paper.

Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Late Waning Gibbous, and Third Quarter of Indigo Rising
Each drawing measures 19.25” x 20,” Gouache on paper.

  Waxing Crescent :  Shapeshifting  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

Waxing Crescent: Shapeshifting
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

  Late Waxing Crescent :  Revolve Repeat  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

Late Waxing Crescent: Revolve Repeat
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

  Dark Moon:   Sun Moon Earth Aligned  Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018

Dark Moon: Sun Moon Earth Aligned
Gouache on paper, 19.25” x 20”, 2018