Wednesday, January 23, 2008

orb de l'amour - 4"x6" watercolor, gouache, silver leaf on paper

owned by a collector in NY
I am in the habit of painting the full moon every month it seems. January's moon is the Wolf moon. Lunacy is derived from the moon and I can't help but think how lunacy and l'amour go hand in hand. We forgive howlin' wolves and prowlin' dawgs that bark up the wrong trees with "oh it must be a full moon". The mysterious lunar power rules the flow of liquids on our planet and in our bodies which ebb and flow and surge with emotion. I always look for the full moon and wonder......

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