Spica to Regulus
oil on panel
30 x 30 inches
From beginning to end, the story in the zodiac is the subject of this summer night sky image. The constellations of Virgo (beginning) and Leo (end) hanging above a long expanse of sky undergirded by the length of Hydra (decan of Leo) reached from the far western sky to the southeast corner of our little clearing in the woods. Spectacular to behold, it was the inspiration for this composition.
Can you bind the sweet influences of Pleiades, or loose the bands of Orion? Can you bring forth Mazzaroth in his season? or can you guide Arcturus with his sons?
All images copyright Lori Tremblay