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Scattering the Night

Scattering the Night


Diptych mixed media on deep wood panel.

The title of this artwork was borrowed from F. Scott Fitzgerald who used the term to describe the smile of a female.  The painting itself was inspired by the image I encountered each morning during the spring 2020 Covid-19 lock down. Because we were up early to help care for grandsons, I often saw the dawn from my bedroom window. It was the same and different each day: the background in the yard changed from black shapes to hints of green as the sky became a lighter grey with touches of pink and hint of lavender. Gradually the greens in all shades and shapes appeared.

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