Indulging an expressionist mood with awe-inspiring
light and nature, Ford calls upon his own classic
elements and fragments them further with masterful
flair and vision. His verdant, mosaic leaves welcome
the rising moon with animated excitement, creating
shifting, shimmering hues against the darkening sky.
The Byzantine tree trunks are a captivating contrast of
cool blues, teals and grey, each with it’s own
Beyond the foreground, a moon-kissed grove glows in
the distance. They are held aloft by sinewy, multi-hued
trunks, drawing the viewer through the painting in
classic Ford Smith style.