“Swinging from the Moon” is a space landscape showing a girl on a swing that is attached to the moon. While the girl is swinging, she is passing by asteroids in a galactic “skyscape.” Most of it was painted in gouache. However, some of the “craters” on the moon and asteroids, along with the shading on the girl, were done in graphite. Max thought of the idea one day while driving to work, reminiscing about his childhood passion for swings. Max would swing almost every afternoon when he was a child. As a child, Max felt a “joy” from swinging that was similar to the joy he felt on a theme park ride.
12×18 Watercolor Paper