The Daily Post’s current challenge is “Nighttime,” a chance to display pictures from that shadowy time of the day, with “all the rich textures they can create, and of all the ambivalent, intriguing stories they can tell.”

Summer Nights Passing, watercolor, 29" x 21"  This piece was inspired by a musical composition of the same name by Frederic Glesser and was part of my first solo show in conjunction with the New Score Orchestra's concert in Orlando, Florida

Summer Nights Passing, watercolor, 29″ x 21″ This piece was inspired by a musical composition of the same name by Frederic Glesser and was part of my first solo show in conjunction with the New Score Orchestra’s concert in Orlando, Florida

To be able to paint this nighttime picture, I had my father make his fingers into pretend fireflies and had his three-year old great-grandson chase the fireflies.  I took a daytime photo and was able to make the figure into the silhouette in this watercolor nighttime painting.