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Crescent moon 

March 22, 2015

 

 Saturday we went in search of a different snorkeling location. We had been scoping out milepost 13 to where the road moves over the rocky headland to the south. Yes, milepost 14 is a great spot, but we needed to try something different. The beach was beautiful and snorkeling sucked. After spending the day there, we headed into Kihie for dinner at the Maui Brick Oven- a fully gluten free restaurant. It was the first time I’ve had good (non home cooked) pizza in over 2.5 years. On arriving home,we had missed sunset, but not moonset! At this latitude the crescent rested at the bottom. Hmm, a position I hadn’t even thought about before! At home, it moves from right to left. I decided, in honor of the different moon position, to attempt a night drawing like what my friend Rosie Scribblah creates from time to time. All I had was a charcoal pencil to work with. It was a beautiful sight that looked so much better in person than on the page! At least it will be cemented in my memory and that’s what counts!

A5 sketchbook and charcoal pencil. 

Maui- western shore. 

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. March 23, 2015 2:04 am

    A lovely sketch, appropriately scribbly. Interesting about the moon. Karen

    • paperstew permalink*
      March 23, 2015 11:54 pm

      Thanks Karen!
      Yes, the moon was an interesting discovery. Always something new to learn!

  2. March 23, 2015 4:43 am

    It completely works! I love reading about your adventures on Maui. Such a lovely place.

    • paperstew permalink*
      March 23, 2015 11:52 pm

      Thanks. Of course when I get home I need to get a certain book created and sketches started.😉

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