|Moon Dance © Sue Wookey|
Another painting which had its birth during September's Open Studios. It is possible to be fruitful while demonstrating and talking about your work! This one grew out of the series of Moon Drummers I painted, but the connection with the drum and the moon is even stronger here. I've tried to use the crater markings on the moon to map out the body of the drummer as she bends over her drum. Around her the Moon dances through all her phases, passing over the Earth and the oceans.
The words I've written around the border are:
Through the shadow, through the light,
sometimes dark and sometimes bright,
round and round to the drum of the moon,
dancing the dance of life. - SW
Prints of 'Moon Dance' will be available soon!