oil on panel, 2009
8" x 10" (20.32cm x 25.4cm)
A quick study, broadly painted. In this case the only light is from the fireworks instead of the moon or a streetlight.
This stretches out the shadows and adds drama to the flickering, dancing light. Its harder edges and angular abstract light patterns give the image an artificiality appropriate to the short-lived subject.
It's only a matter of time before the pitch black closes in.47
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